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Over the past 25 years the quality of the near-shore marine environment; the stocks of species of interest to sea anglers, and the sea angling experience itself has deteriorated drastically and a lot of work will be required to regenerate these to anything like the levels which were enjoyed in the past.

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At SSACN we realize this cannot be achieved solely through our own energies and advocacy so we work in partnership with a variety of other bodies on a variety of projects.

The following are pointers to some of the more significant projects :