The dangers of bootleg fishing in a River Taff during Blackweir have been highlighted after 3 youngsters were speckled station on a weir with their fishing rods.
Natural Resources Wales Fishing has pronounced that fishing during Blackweir contravenes byelaws that does not assent fishing immediately upstream or downstream of a infancy of weirs on a River Taff. Anyone held contravening these byelaws could face a estimable fine.
A endangered angler held a contingent on camera and sent a design to Natural Resources Wales (NRW) – rigourously a Environment Agency Wales.
The dangerous act comes usually weeks after adults were speckled pulling children in buggies opposite a Blackweir in an try to lay alongside a salmon jump.
Illegal fishing has a intensity to repairs a volume of fish in a Taff as one salmon can lay adult to 6000 eggs.
An officer from NRW said: “We wish to appreciate this observant angler for holding movement and stating this corruption to us. Illegal fishing indemnification fish numbers in a rivers and booty angling for others.
“These immature people are not usually violation a law, they are also putting themselves in risk as weirs can be intensely dangerous if they were to tumble in.
“We unit areas on a unchanging basement though we do need a support of legitimate anglers or anyone who is out and about to call a occurrence hotline on 0800 80 70 60 so we can investigate.”