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Bid to boost angling numbers

Wed, 25 Mar 2015


Efforts are underway to try and attract more anglers to holiday on the Isle of Man.

Nearly one in five people who holiday here come for the sole purpose of fishing - due in part to the quality of the catch and tranquillity of the surroundings.

Fisheries officers are now working closely with the Department of Economic Development to boost angling numbers further.

Inland fisheries manager Doctor Karen Galtress says recreational fishing can add to the visitor economy:

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