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LOCAL ANGLERS UNITE TO COMBAT ILLEGAL POACHING PROBLEM

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10 Jun 2011 Comments Off on LOCAL ANGLERS UNITE TO COMBAT ILLEGAL POACHING PROBLEM
LOCAL ANGLERS UNITE TO  COMBAT ILLEGAL  POACHING PROBLEM

By Michael McDonnell michael@northern-standard.ie growing frustration with the ever increasing levels of illegal poaching of fish on local rivers and lakes came to a head at a special meeting organised last Thursday night in the Sail Inn, Shercock, where a new initiative to be known as ‘Lakewatch’ was launched in a bid to counteract the problem. The damage being done to angling tourism by illegal fishing practices on lakes — and the littering that went hand in hand with it — was highlighted by the large gathering of local enthusiasts that ...