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Daily Archives: March 14, 2020

The amount anglers in Lincolnshire have been fined for fishing illegally

Illegal fishing by Lincolnshire anglers left them facing thousands in fines last year. Exclusive figures obtained under freedom of information laws show there were 46 prosecutions in Lincolnshire and Northamptonshire in 2018/19. Some 96 per cent of those – or 44 – were successful, leading to fines totalling £6,524. The average fine handed out was £124. Read More Related Articles …

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Angling notes: Law approved for salmon and sea trout fisheries

The Minister with responsibility for inland fisheries, Sean Canney, has approved legislation that will govern Ireland’s wild salmon and sea trout fisheries, commencing on January 1st and continuing throughout 2020. Informing the new legislation, the Minister received management advice from Inland Fisheries Ireland in relation to 140 rivers. The assessments were carried out by the Technical Expert Group on Salmon …

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