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Natural Resources Wales ‘considered’ a national angling ban in a drastic bid to curb fish declines

Proposed new fishing byelaws have been approved by Board members at Natural Resources Wales (NRW) with only minor modifications. They now await final rubber-stamping by the Welsh Government. Anglers are horrified at the prospect of compulsory catch-and-release (CR) rules for salmon and larger sea trout. Curbs on bait fishing, and restrictions on the use of barbed hooks, have also prompted …

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