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Net profit: tackle shop sales soar as UK catches fishing bug in lockdown

  Covid physical-distancing rules also reel in more women to apply for rod licence applications * See all our coronavirus coverage Retailers that specialise in fishing tackle are struggling to keep up with demand as thousands of people have taken up angling as a pandemic pastime and a physically distanced way to enjoy the outdoors. The number of annual rod licence applications in England and Wales surged by more than 120,000 in 2020, up 15% on the previous year, according to the Environment Agency, with a big increase in the number of women and families heading to the waterside. Continue reading... .. Full story on theguardian.com 

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