Poacher's Nets Taken From River Conwy

Members of the Dolgarrog Angling club found and reported to the Environment Agency an illegal net set across the the river by poachers. Having sought more details and clarification of wheat happened, I received the following reply from a prominent and reliable member of  THE CONWY VALLEY FISHERIES & CONSERVATION ASSOCIATION.
” You asked about the […]

North Wales Weekly News Net Theft Follow Up

The following is a copy of the follow up article about the stolen nets, taken from the “NORTH WALES WEEKLY NEWS” to whom we are grateful.
Poaching in River Conwy is rife according to local fisherman
Jul 14 2011 by Mari Jones, North Wales Weekly News
POACHING salmon in the River Conwy is rife, according to local anglers, […]

Now is the time to keep a keen eye out for illegal nets.

As you can see from the article below, copied with gratitude from the North Wales Weekly News today (7th July), 1200 yards of nets have been stolen from a boat in Conwy. Apparently this is not unusual at this time of year as the poachers need nets to get on with their illegal netting of […]