We all know there is a cormorant problem here in the UK and the River Avon is badly affected by these birds, so much so they have started a petition to call upon the Minister for Natural Environment and Fisheries to help preserve the biodiversity of this and other rivers. The Cormorant problem is NOT …
There has been increased reports of illegal fishing in our area, please follow these simple instructions: If you see any fishing, netting or trapping you think is illegal, please don’t tackle it yourself. Contact the Environment Agency on 0800 80 70 60 and tell them 1. Exactly where the alleged offence is 2. What’s happening 3. How may people are …
The Club is a private one, founded in 1877, of approximately sixty-four members and six Town Rod subscribers. The Club’s waters consist of about 12 miles of wild brown trout & grayling fishing in the main River Frome, River Cerne and River Piddle, together with attendant carriers and side streams. The waters extend both above and below the town of Dorchester and the Club employs a part-time keeper.
If you see any fishing, netting or trapping you think is illegal, please don’t tackle it yourself.
Contact the Environment Agency on 0800 80 70 60
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Angling’s representative body, the Angling Trust, has a web site for anglers to record sightings of cormorants, goosanders and mergansers throughout the UK: www.cormorantwatch.com The site is easy to use and will gather vital data to help persuade government of the need for action to protect fisheries.