Severn-Trent Water’s decision to prohibit fishing at Draycote next year while the visitors’ centre is worked on, has caused much consternation among anglers who – with some justification – are reading between the lines.
I’m in contact with certain parties on this issue and as I wish to stress to them, among other things, fishing’s value in keeping young people on the straight and narrow, I’ve referred them to this link to a Trout Fisherman article of a year ago – Fishing With Tom.
If you’re in a position to bend a certain water company Chief Executive’s ear, please read it.
If you’re loaded and have money to spare on a really good cause, please read it.
If you just like being inspired by people who get off their butts and do something great, read it anyway.
[And if you have experience of successfully campaigning against utililty bodies with a captive customer base – I’m all ears…]