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Daily Archives: September 5, 2020

Conwy net anglers fear planned salmon bylaws will end 200-year tradition

With the summer tide ebbing on the Conwy , a rowing boat takes up a central position on the river, a 100-yard nylon net strung across the water to the shoreline. When Thomas Jones starts rowing, he follows a semi-circular path so that the boat makes land some 70 or 80 yards upriver. Still holding the other end of the …

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Illegal fishing nets uncovered in River Wear

Image copyright Environment Agency Image caption The size of the net found was capable of capturing “significant” numbers of fish Two illegal fishing nets, thought to have been used to capture salmon and sea trout, have been recovered from the River Wear. The nets, measuring 10m long and 2m wide, were found in Sunderland on Thursday, with one set in …

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