Category Archives: Safeguarding and Wellbeing

Record Carp caught from Eliburn Reservoir

Record Carp of 25lb caught from Eliburn Reservoir. John revealed his previous biggest catch at the water was an 18lb carp and he said: “I’d been at the lake since Sunday night and the best fish I had landed was a 14lbs carp.”So, I changed my position on Tuesday to be at the area where the weed at been cut in a bay area near the car park.”

Dog Walkers urged to be vigilant following the discovery of nets and lines in two Lothians rivers

East Lothian Partnership Against Rural Crime (ELPARC) and the Forth District Salmon Fishery Board (FDSFB) say bailiffs have recovered two illegal nets and a number of set lines.  A spokesman said: “The nets are used to take large quantities of salmon and sea trout which can have a substantial impact on the fish populations in the rivers, […]

Anglers allege untreated sewage from old mine workings could lead to “an environmental disaster on Lothians river”

Marc (cor) Anderson, president of Musselburgh and District Angling Association (MDAA), claims otters, kingfishers, salmon, sea trout, trout, grayling and swans are in danger. He urged urgent action to protect the river and spotlighted an on-going issue on the South Esk where the water has turned orange. The keen fisherman also claimed that education is […]

Update on travel guidance for fishermen during phase 1

We have been asked by the minister for Public Health, Sport and Wellbeing to assist in helping anglers to better understand the travel guidance in pursuit of sport and recreational activity from the Scottish Government.  Mr FitzPatrick has said: ‘As part of that guidance we recommended that people do not travel more than 5 miles for […]

Standards for Child Wellbeing and Protection in Sport

Are you involved in a sports club?If so, can you help us make sport a safer place for children and young people? ‘Safeguarding in Sport’ are looking for sports clubs volunteers to help them to pilot the Standards for Child Wellbeing and Protection in Sport and would very much appreciate your help! Safeguarding in Sport are […]

New Angling Scotland Anti-Bullying Policy is Published.

Angling Scotland is committed to the Safeguarding and Protection of everyone within the sport, particulalry children and vulnerable groups.  Part of this is developing and publishing clear polices and procedures to ensure that everyone in the sport is aware of the standards of conduct and behaviour expects and, most importantly, what to do and who […]