UK Environment Agency Seizes Illegal 40-Meter Fishing Net
The United Kingdom’s Environment Agency announced it seized a 40-meter illegal fishing net in a cross-border enforcement operation on the northeast coast.
Agency fisheries officers from Yorkshire and the North East, alongside the North Eastern Inshore Fisheries & Conservation Authority to remove the fishing net at Skinningrove in Redcar and Cleveland.
“The prohibited fishing net had the potential to capture a large number of sea trout but luckily we found it in time before it had a chance to make a significant catch,” Paul Slater, Fisheries Team Leader for the Environment Agency, said...
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