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'There are no excuses for illegal fishing' - says the Environment Agency, as the debate over problems in South Holland continues




‘It doesn’t matter who you are – anyone caught breaking the law by fishing illegally will face the consequences,’ - that is the message from the Environment Agency as issues continue.

It comes after a reader, who did not want to be named, got in touch about her experiences when she came across two people she believed were fishing illegally.

The Environment Agency says it takes all reports of illegal fishing seriously and will continue to act on information from the public. Stock image, supplied by the EA. (9208114)
The Environment Agency says it takes all reports of illegal fishing seriously and will continue to act on information from the public. Stock image, supplied by the EA. (9208114)

She said: “Regarding your article in the Lincs Free Press,” (our sister paper) “with the Environment Agency asking people to report illegal fishing directly to them, my husband and I (both retired) reported to them directly two illegal fishermen near the bridges by the Castle Sports Centre.


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