A male was arrested after being found regulating a net in a North Wales river.
Officers from Natural Resources Wales (NRW), upheld by North Wales Police’s farming crime team, apprehended a 31-year-old male from a Dolgellau area while on a slight unit of a riverbank.
NRW officers confiscated a net and other apparatus during a occurrence on a River Wnion.
Illegal concealment in Welsh rivers can repairs populations of critical class such as salmon and sea trout, Natural Resources Wales said.
Matt Roberts, group personality for NRW’s environmental crime team, said: “There are manners and laws to strengthen class of fish that are an critical partial of a sourroundings and economy in this area.
“Offences like these can impact a populations for years to come and impact a angling attention that is value millions of pounds to a Welsh economy each year.
“We use information we get from anglers and people to aim the coercion work so we do titillate anyone who sees poaching or bootleg fishing to news it to us on 03000 65 3000.”