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Summer Angling Festival

Summer Angling Festival

SSACN are pleased to announce their SUMMER ANGLING FESTIVAL, the event will be held on the weekend of 3rd, 4th, 5th June 2016 (Friday till Sunday) and will this year be held from a single base at Sands of Luce Holiday Park, Sandhead. The event will encompass Sharkatag, Boat and Shore Species Hunts, Pegged Shore […]

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Outreach Beach Clean

Outreach Beach Clean

The Greenock/Fintastic Outreach Hub beach clean was an absolute success ! We had 18 volunteers on the day (some of whom shown above) and between us we collected 20 bags of rubbish plus tyres, gas bottles, plastic pipes etc (and LOTS of wet wipes) – Thanks go to the staff from Inverclyde Council who came […]

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2015 Special Events Poster

2015 Special Events Poster

Download your copy of the 2015 Special Events poster. Our Special Events programme shows anglers can make a difference by combining the three elements : sports, science and conservation. Historically anecdotal evidence has long suggested several species of shark in Scottish waters required protection from exploitation, but with little scientific data regarding their quantity, size, […]

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REVIVE THE CLYDE – November Meetings

REVIVE THE CLYDE – November Meetings

SSACN and the Sustainable Inshore Fisheries Trust (SIFT www.sift-uk.org) will be hosting a series of angler meetings to discuss the “Revive The Clyde Campaign” (www.revivetheclyde.org) which is being run by SIFT to highlight the state of the Clyde fishery. These meetings are for anglers and other groups, including politicians, who support sea angling and the […]

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Species Hunt 2014–Luce Bay

Species Hunt 2014–Luce Bay

The weekend’s SSACN Species Hunt in Luce Bay was successful despite the moderate to strong winds limiting fishing to the west side of Luce Bay with 21 different species being caught and released, once again demonstrating the diversity of what is arguably one of Scotland’s few remaining premiere sea angling destinations.   The anglers catching […]

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Sharkatag 2014

Sharkatag 2014

SSACN’s 6th annual Sharkatag event at the weekend was a fantastic success. The weather was superb for both days of the event and a good crowd of anglers were rewarded with some really good fish being taken and tagged if of a suitable size and of course all had their data recorded (especially the recaptures) […]

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2 weeks to re-scheduled Sharkatag

2 weeks to re-scheduled Sharkatag

This year’s re-scheduled Sharkatag event is now only two weeks away so here’s hoping for better weather than the original dates for this year’s event a month ago. The format is just the same – catch, tag and record sharks caught over the 2 day event. The event is being run out of four centres […]

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SSACN at International Angling Festival

SSACN at International Angling Festival

We are pleased to announce that we will be participating in The Stirling International Angling Festival this August 2014. The event will run for the 6th to the 10th of August across the whole country but we will be present at the Hub Event on the weekend of the 9th and 10th. We will have […]

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