I hope I see him paddling up my river........

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Why am I not surprised that this 'comedian' has been filming for the not so angler-friendly BBC?

Maybe we can find a 'celebrity' angler to go on a bbc sponsored series about fishing . . . . . yeah, right!
 

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I've just submitted a comment to the article. More of us should do the same, pointing out that he pays ******-all for the privilege of canoeing on the rivers while we anglers pay for the right in several ways.
 

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I've just submitted a comment to the article. More of us should do the same, pointing out that he pays ******-all for the privilege of canoeing on the rivers while we anglers pay for the right in several ways.
Not sure whats happened but i just checked the story online and at the bottom it says;

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To be fair to the daily mail they do give the angler's Point of view as well;

"'Anglers pay £3.5billiona year towards the British economy, £25million of that is on rod licences and hundreds of pounds for the right to fish on certain rivers."
 

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I also posted and still says no comments so looks like we are not allowed a view
 

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Last time a canoeist came near my swim I cast out a large lead weight to scare him off, unfortunately it hit him on the head. I cleared off quickly leaving the bloke slumped in the water, next time I saw him was 6 years later on the TV when he'd walking into a police station claiming to have no memory of the last few years and saying he might have been in Panama.

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In the article this comedian states that; "the people no longer own the rivers" - what planet does he live on?

When did the "people" ever own the rivers?
 
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