Cormorant management

New cormorant plans to be unveiled at Angling Trust forums

The Angling Trust will be holding a series of forums across the South East and South West in the next few months. These forums will be anglers' first chance to meet Angling Trust's new Fishery Management Advisors.
These new advisors will be heading up the new catchment based approach to avian predation and will be presenting an overview of how the management of cormorants and goosanders will change in the future.

Full details of all three events are below:

The Angling Trust South West Forum

Saturday May 17th at

Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust, Burgate Manor, Fordingbridge, Hants SP6 1EF

Tea and coffee served from 9.30am meeting begins at 10.00am

the meeting is scheduled to close at 12.30pm

Topics covered at the meeting will include

  • The Future of Cormorant and Goosander management - Angling Trust FMA's
  • The Catchment based approach to river restoration 
  • Environment Agency Updates & News

Similar meetings will also be held in the SE and Thames regions see below for detials

The Angling Trust Thames Forum

July 1st 2014 at

Lambert Arms, Aston Rowant, Oxfordshire,OX49 5SB

Buffet served at 6.45pm meeting starts at 7.15pm

The Angling Trust South East Forum

July 3rd 2014 at

Basingstoke Canal Centre, Mytchett Place Road, Mytchett, Surrey GU16 6DD

Tea and coffee served at 6.45pm meeting starts at 7.15pm

The meetings are FREE to attend and OPEN TO ALL. If you would like to attend, please register by emailing our Regions Co-ordinator on and stating which meeting you wish to attend.

There will be time allocated for attendees to ask the speakers questions about their presentations however we also have a limited time for other issues that attendees can raise at the meeting. If you wish to raise an issue then please submit your question in writing by emailing