“A crackdown has been launched on poachers targeting Hampshire’s salmon.
Salmon Watch is part of the campaign against fish theft and poaching that is jeopardising the recovery of the king of fish.
Since a previous campaign was launched across Hampshire last October, fisheries officers have arrested or cautioned five poachers.
Rivers in Hampshire, such as the Test, Itchen and Avon, are world-famous for their salmon, but surveys show that numbers are well below target.”
Source: Basingstoke Gazette
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