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Wessex Region Marine BOAT CHAMPIONSHIP 2017

Posted by on Jan 30, 2017 in A T Latest News, Featured | 0 comments

Wessex Region Marine BOAT CHAMPIONSHIP 2017

Wessex Boat Championship Results 2017

AT Wessex Boat Championship 2017 Report

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Pictures from AT Wessex Region Marine

Posted by on Dec 19, 2015 in A T Latest News, Featured | 0 comments

1. Undulate Rays – caught by England Internationals, Ray Barron and Colin Searles at last year’s World Championships Practice Day.

2. Kim’s Cod – caught this week by Wessex Treasurer, Kim Bowden on board Portsmouth based skipper Ross Burnett’s boat “Dawn Venture”.

 Fished weighed in at 28lbs 8.25ozs.

3. Three Bearded Rockling – caught by Wessex Region Junior Rep, Mike Judge, aboard Arthur Savage’s boat, “Private Venture”. Weighing in at 3lb 8ozs and returned.

This fish being 5ozs under the British Record and would have beaten the Wessex Record by 8ozs.

4. Curtis Driver – 11yr old Curtis with Wessex Record Baillions Wrasse.

 

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Warren Boat Angling Club

Posted by on Dec 12, 2015 in A T Latest News, A T Wessex, Featured | 0 comments

Rod Giles, Vice Chairman of AT Wessex Region receiving a cheque on behalf of the Wessex,  from Kevin Bryant, Senior Steward of the Trade Union Unite Hamble South East Division 6034.  The donation will be given to the Junior section of the Warren Boat Angling Club to carry on the activities with children with special needs from the Polygon School, Southampton.

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Three bearded Rockling weighed on boat at 3.5 lb just too pritty to take ashore Returned

Posted by on Dec 12, 2015 in A T Latest News, A T Wessex, Featured | 0 comments

A photo of Mike Judge, AT Wessex Junior Rep with a 3.5lbs 3 Bearded Rockling that was caught and released aboard Arthur Savage’s boat, “Private Venture”, off the Needles.  This fish would have broken the Wessex Records by 4ozs if retained.

Potential Wessex Record

 

Three bearded Rockling weighed on boat at 3.5 lb just too  pritty to take ashore Returned

Three bearded Rockling weighed on boat at 3.5 lb just too pritty to take ashore Returned

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Curtis Driver from the Poole Dolphins Club

Posted by on Dec 12, 2015 in A T Latest News, A T Wessex, Featured | 0 comments

2 pictures of 9yr old Curtis Driver from the Poole Dolphins Club, being photographed with an Undulate Ray and a new Wessex Record, Ballion Wrasse of 7.5ozs.  These were caught aboard skipper Nigel Allen’s boat at Poole Patch.

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New Size Limit for Bass please download and display our poster

Posted by on Sep 7, 2015 in A T Latest News, A T Wessex, New Size Limit for Bass | 0 comments

There are new restrictions on the size of bass that may be legally kept by anglers and commercial fisherman. This is part of a package of measures which will include monthly limits on commercial vessels, a new minimum conservation reference size (previously known as minimum landing size) and the recreational three fish bag limit to help bass stocks recover throughout the European Union.

Defra has asked the Angling Trust, as the Governing Body for all angling in England to help promote these new restrictions to the sea angling community.

We are asking all sea anglers, clubs, tackle shops and charter skippers to read, forward, print and display a poster about the restrictions, which can be downloaded from the Angling Trust website HERE.

Defra will also disseminate the message further through its own media channels.

The poster describes the new rules for bass size limits and provides a link for more information:

  • From 1 September 2015, if you catch bass under 42cm in size you must release them immediately.
  • Please land bass carefully for the best survival on release. This gives female bass the chance to grow to spawning age.
  • Recreational anglers may keep no more than three fish per day.
  • The new rules are vital so that anglers can play our part in the recovery of bass stocks.
  • You can find out more at: www.gov.uk/government/news/increase-in-bass-minimum-conservation-reference-size

Please spread the word about these new conservation measures to help protect our fish.

DOWNLOAD THE POSTER HERE

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