United Kingdom: Fish poachers targeted in crackdown

BBC: A crackdown on fish poaching across Wales has seen 139 people prosecuted in the first four months of the year, says Natural Resources Wales (NRW). The legal action has seen those involved fined £18,000 in total. On Tuesday two men were the latest arrests for illegal fishing, after being found on a dinghy with a net on the River Usk in Monmouthshire. But officials say the issue is a problem across Wales, and threatens an angling industry worth £150m a year. Since the start of the year,......

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