EFTTA lobbies to safeguard the future of the recreational angling industry! 

More than 3,000 European manufacturing and wholesale companies trading in sport fishing or related to the recreational angling industry benefit from our lobby work in the EU institutions. Our work provides a legal basis to ensure that millions of recreational anglers can continue practicing their favorite hobby in a responsible and sustainable way.

EU SUP Directive & Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) 

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EP recognizes the importance of recreational angling for coastal communities

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EFTTA supports the ECHA proposal, asking to add a few minor derogations

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The EU Commission publishes review of the EU’s Common Fisheries Policy (CFP) 2009-2022

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Single-Use Plastic ban list (SUP Directives)

Plastic fishinglines, soft- & hardbaits removed from the EU banned items list

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EFTTA urges a substantial but phased reduction of the European cormorant population

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