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Daily Archives: June 26, 2019

Why North Wales anglers must watch out for the ‘Bony Horseman’

Anglers are being asked to help in the search for a rare fish that appears to be getting more common on the rivers of North Wales. Every June thousands of shad spawn in Wales but mostly in three rivers in the south of the country – the Wye, Usk and Tywi. In contrast to salmon and sea trout, shad populations …

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Angler discovered dead body in canal behind his home while feeding ducks

An angler unwittingly discovered a dead body in a canal after hooking a rucksack to remove it from the water. Tony Whaley, 38, has spoken of his horror at realising what he had discovered in the Erewash Canal behind his home in Bennett Street, Long Eaton. The grim discovery happened at 8.30am on September 15 while Mr Whaley, who works …

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