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Christmas comes early for rivers and nature: European Commission concludes EU water law is “fit for purpose” 12 Dec 2019 Christmas comes early for rivers and nature: European Commission concludes EU water law is “fit for purpose” 0 335 The European Commission’s final evaluation of EU water legislation has concluded the EU Water Framework Directive to be “fit for purpose”, acknowledging that the objectives of the law “are as relevant... 2020 Sea Bass fishing opportunities - EAA and EFTTA recommend a 3 fish bag limit per day 29 Nov 2019 2020 Sea Bass fishing opportunities - EAA and EFTTA recommend a 3 fish bag limit per day 0 417 Sea bass fishing opportunities for 2020 will be agreed at the Council of Ministers meeting on 16-17 December. EAA and EFTTA adopted a position paper setting out their recommendations for recreational ... Successful kick-off of the Forum on Recreational Fisheries and Aquatic Environment in the European Parliament 27 Nov 2019 Successful kick-off of the Forum on Recreational Fisheries and Aquatic Environment in the European Parliament 0 340 MEP Niclas Herbst and Commissioner Virginijus Sinkevičius welcome constructive dialogue with the recreational fisheries sector during the relaunch event of the RecFishing Forum. EAA and EFTTA ready to relaunch the Recfishing Forum in the European Parliament! 19 Nov 2019 EAA and EFTTA ready to relaunch the Recfishing Forum in the European Parliament! 0 569 Only one week to go before the official relaunch of the Forum on Recreational Fisheries and Aquatic Environment in the European Parliament (EP). On Tuesday 26 November, the European Anglers Alliance (... Anglers’ initiative to tackle plastic pollution at sea 18 Nov 2019 Anglers’ initiative to tackle plastic pollution at sea 0 383 Protecting the environment has always been a key priority for European anglers as clean waters and healthy fish stocks are crucial to a good fishing experience. Anglers widely acknowledge the big thre... MEP Annie Schreijer-Pierik confirms her support for the full inclusion of recreational fisheries in the CFP 06 Nov 2019 MEP Annie Schreijer-Pierik confirms her support for the full inclusion of recreational fisheries in the CFP 0 463 Fred Bloot, President of the European Anglers Alliance met with Annie Schreijer-Pierik, Member of the European Parliament from the Netherlands. Ms Schreijer-Pierik is a member of the European parliame... EAA Germany: A campaign to recall the multifaceted benefits of recreational fisheries  28 Oct 2019 EAA Germany: A campaign to recall the multifaceted benefits of recreational fisheries 0 843 Angling is more than putting a line in the water. That’s what Deutscher Angelfischerverband (DAFV), the German EAA member is saying out loud with its new campaign “Angling in the midst of our society”... Western Baltic cod: EU Ministers agree a 5 cod bag limit for anglers in 2020 17 Oct 2019 Western Baltic cod: EU Ministers agree a 5 cod bag limit for anglers in 2020 0 2408 In 2020, anglers will be allowed to land a maximum of 5 cod per day per angler from the Western cod stock, reduced to 2 specimens during the spawning period (February and March). This was decided earl... New successful tuna tagging projects in Sweden and Denmark 14 Oct 2019 New successful tuna tagging projects in Sweden and Denmark 0 1467 Also this year bluefin tuna were tagged in September by Danish and Swedish anglers in collaboration with scientists and experts. The tags and the related data will be used to gather more knowledge on ... The proposed European Commissioner for fisheries & environment grilled  by the European Parliament 04 Oct 2019 The proposed European Commissioner for fisheries & environment grilled by the European Parliament 0 1057 After their appointment by EU Member States, the Commissioner-designates have been attributed portfolios by the new President of the European Commission, Ursula von der Leyen. They have to undergo par... New European Parliament: the recreational fisheries sector on the deck to re-establish a fruitful cooperation with new MEPs 25 Sep 2019 New European Parliament: the recreational fisheries sector on the deck to re-establish a fruitful cooperation with new MEPs 0 1108 Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) elected last May have officially taken office on the 2nd of July and are already at work. So are the European Anglers Alliance (EAA) and the European Fishing ... The European Anglers Alliance celebrates its 25th anniversary with an eye to the future (video) 08 Sep 2019 The European Anglers Alliance celebrates its 25th anniversary with an eye to the future (video) 0 1377 Bled, Slovenia, 8 September 2019 – European anglers were gathered at Lake Bled in Slovenia for the General Assembly of the European Anglers Alliance (EAA). This was a special occasion, celebrating 25 ... Cod population in the North Sea is in dire state, ICES reports 01 Jul 2019 Cod population in the North Sea is in dire state, ICES reports 0 2093 Last week, the International Council for the Exploration of the Sea (ICES) published two gloomy catch advices for cod in the North Sea and in the Kattegat. 16 Mediterranean countries confirm commitment  to achieve  sustainable fisheries 20 Jun 2019 16 Mediterranean countries confirm commitment to achieve sustainable fisheries 0 2349 Last week, a high-level conference organised under the FAO General Fisheries Commission for the Mediterranean (GFCM) took place in Marrakech. The aim was to review the progresses made under the MedFis... The first ever multi-annual management plan for fisheries in the Western Mediterranean has been adopted 13 Jun 2019 The first ever multi-annual management plan for fisheries in the Western Mediterranean has been adopted 0 2507 On the 6th of June, the EU Council of Ministers adopted the first multi-annual management plan for fisheries in the Western Mediterranean Sea. The plan is generally aimed at restoring demersal fish st... Save the date for the 9th World Recreational Fishing Conference 03 Jun 2019 Save the date for the 9th World Recreational Fishing Conference 0 3225 The city of Rotterdam, The Netherlands, will be hosting the 9th World Recreational Fishing Conference (WRFC) that will take place from June 28 till July 2nd 2020. Human-made barriers have disrupted two-thirds of the world’s longest rivers 31 May 2019 Human-made barriers have disrupted two-thirds of the world’s longest rivers 0 2451 Dams and reservoirs are the leading cause to connectivity loss in rivers globally, according to a recent study published in the scientific journal ‘Nature’. 2019 European elections: European anglers committed to #ProtectEUFish 17 May 2019 2019 European elections: European anglers committed to #ProtectEUFish 0 2600 European anglers look closely at the upcoming European elections, that are likely to have a significant impact on the direction that the European Parliament will take with regard to the role of recrea... Input to the informal meeting of the Ministers of Environment and ministerial water conference, Bucharest, 20-22 May 2019 15 May 2019 Input to the informal meeting of the Ministers of Environment and ministerial water conference, Bucharest, 20-22 May 2019 0 2809 The European Anglers Alliance (EAA) together with European Rivers Network, European Environmental Bureau, Wetlands International and WWF (i.e. the Living Rivers Europe coalition) submitted yesterday a... Anglers alert about lowest level on record of wild salmon catches in Scotland 10 May 2019 Anglers alert about lowest level on record of wild salmon catches in Scotland 0 2814 Official data from the Scottish government reveal that 2018 was the worst year on record for wild salmon catches.

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