WWG meeting 23rd July 2018

WWG meeting 23rd July 2018

Members are being asked for their availability to attend the 6th meeting of the group, on...

Summer advice for fishery managers

Summer advice for fishery managers

Prolonged dry weather can affect fish stocks and the fisheries they support. Where water...

Upper Ouse Polution Incident

Upper Ouse Polution Incident

Please see the following press release from the Agency following the nasty polution incid...

Ely Ouse Hydro Acoustic Data 2018

Ely Ouse Hydro Acoustic Data 2018

Please find attached the 2018 Ely Ouse hydro acoustic map for circulation. Click the...

Broads Angling Strategy 2018

Broads Angling Strategy 2018

  An updated Angling Strategy has been published by BASG and launched at their event...

Next NWWCA Forum

Next NWWCA Forum

The next NWW consultative forum will take place on the 9th June 2018 at Nene House K...

East of England Forum Essex 14th June 2018

East of England Forum Essex 14th June 20...

  Regional Forum Colchester 14th June 2018   Colchester Fisheries Forum Invitati...

Eastern Regional Shield 2018 Entry and Information Sheet

Eastern Regional Shield 2018 Entry and I...

Eastern Region Shield 2018 As announced last year, I have secured the River Ouse in and a...

EA-ESN-News

EA-ESN-News (6)

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The Agency has produced both a national and area level reports for fisheries covering 2016/17.

The Essex Suffolk and Norfolk report is available on the link below.

https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/674964/Essex__Norfolk_and_Suffolk_area_report.pdf

For a look at the national picture and an explaination of where your rod licence is spent the national report provides a breakdown

https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/674956/Annual_fisheries_report_2016_to_2017.pdf

Tuesday, 20 December 2016 10:29

River Wensum Restoration Fact Sheets

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The Agency has issued the following fact sheets on the river wensum restoration strategy and habitat works.

 

 

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The Agency has produced both a national and area level reports for fisheries covering 2015/16.

The Essex Suffolk and Norfolk report is available on the link below.

https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/574913/LIT10625.pdf

For a look at the national picture and an explaination of where your rod licence is spent the national report provides a breakdown

https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/575569/LIT10620.pdf

 

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The Agency has produced both a national and area level reports for fisheries covering 2014/15.

The Essex Suffolk and Norfolk report is available on the link below.

https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/495525/LIT_10369.pdf

For a look at the national picture and an explaination of where your rod licence is spent the national report provides a breakdown

https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/495542/LIT_10359.pdf

 

Saturday, 20 June 2015 13:12

River Wensum - Fisheries Projects 2013

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Fish Refuge at Costessey and works at Sculthorpe

When a landowner asked us to take a look at a local area of eroding bank on the River Wensum at Costessey, the easiest solution would have been to fill it in. However, during a site visit we realised the erosion had created a valuable fry bay, a feature which is uncommon along this otherwise uniform stretch of river.

At Sculthorpe we have learnt from past experiences by moving away from a prescriptive design solution. Instead we have relied on the skills and experience of our North Norfolk Field Operations Team, to determine the finer detail based on how the river reacts to restoration features as they are being constructed.

Saturday, 20 June 2015 12:30

Tat Restoration 2013

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INSTALLATION OF WOODY DEBRIS, BERMS, POOLS AND GLIDEs

tat restoration 100The River Tat is a tributary of the River Wensum and forms part of the River Wensum Site of Special Scientific Interest. The planform and channel geometry has historically been subjected to significant modification including diversions, straightening, widening and the construction of an online lake system.

The aim of the restoration work was to ‘kick start’ natural morphological processes throughout the reach.

A key restoration measure has been the installation of Large Woody Debris (LWD). Reducing tree cover in heavily shaded areas, by selective coppicing, provides a sustainable source of material. This also allows light onto the river, promoting marginal vegetation to establish. LWD has introduced flow diversity, helping keep the gravels free from silt and providing overhead cover for fish.