The emanate of poaching by rapist gangs and by Eastern European migrants fishing for food needs to be tackled by police, an ex-detective has said.
Former policeman Paul Thomas has been allocated as informal enforcer in Cambridgeshire by a Angling Trust to assistance crackdown on poaching.
He pronounced in Cambridgeshire there were sold concerns with migrant anglers from Eastern Europe.
County military pronounced they worked with a Environment Agency to tackle poaching.
Mr Thomas said: “Poaching is many really a critical issue, generally in Fenland and Cambridgeshire.
“There is a vast race of migrant anglers who came into a nation from Eastern Europe for whom fishing for food is partial of their culture.
“But there is also a rapist component and there is a large emanate that there contingency be a black marketplace for them to sell on to. Tackling this contingency be a priority by a military and a Environment Agency.”
Mr Thomas pronounced his purpose in Cambridgeshire was to prepare a stating of poaching and assistance official anglers creation reports to a police.
Cambridgeshire Police said: “We are operative to fight a emanate of fish poaching and there have been a series of prosecutions for both offences this year.
“The Environment Agency lead on prosecutions in propinquity to people fishing though licences, though we always check for this corruption when questioning poaching.”