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Angling tourism must become an integral part of the EU’s tourism strategy

While the European Union is working on a strategy for the recovery of the EU tourism sector, the European Parliament Forum on Recreational Fisheries and Aquatic Environment held a Webinar to discuss the contribution of the recreational fisheries sector to the green recovery after the COVID-19 crisis.

While the European Union is working on a strategy for the recovery of the EU tourism sector, the European Parliament Forum on Recreational Fisheries and Aquatic Environment held a Webinar to discuss the contribution of the recreational fisheries sector to the green recovery after the COVID-19 crisis. Angling is a very selective type of fishing, […]

Latest news from EFTTA and EFTTEX

It's decision time this week on how many bass anglers across Europe will be able to keep in 2019. The European Council of Ministers and the European Commission will be discussing its strategy for the species at a meeting scheduled to take place on 17th and 18th December. And the region's top representative body for recreational fishing have called on a three fish bag limit in northern waters.

It’s decision time this week on how many bass anglers across Europe will be able to keep in 2019. The European Council of Ministers and the European Commission will be discussing its strategy for the species at a meeting scheduled to take place on 17th and 18th December. And the region’s top representative body for recreational fishing have called on a three fish bag limit in northern waters.

European Parliament boost for recognition of angling

EFTTA CEO, Jean-Claude Bel (right) spoke at the meeting in Brussels where a report on the value of recreational fisheries within the EU was adopted.

EFTTA and the European Anglers Alliance (EAA) have welcomed a resolution adopted by the European Parliament’s Fisheries Committee which further recognises the importance of recreational fishing within communities in the region and its major contribution to the economy. The Fisheries Committee has requested that the European Commission evaluates the role of angling when considering the […]

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