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Police Rural Task Force warning not to get caught out by fishing laws and net a fine

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Police Rural Task Force warning not to get caught out by fishing laws and net a fine

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Humberside Police

The Humberside Police Rural Task Force is warning people to be aware of fishing laws before they head out with their rods and nets.

Operation Traverse, a joint initiative with Environment Agency, Police and Angling Trust, is a mission across east England to tackle fish theft and illegal fishing.

Anyone found fishing illegally could face prosecution and a fine of up to £2,500.

PC Kevin Jones, from the task force, said: “Throughout the year we take days of action which usually involve partnership work with the Environment Agency (EA), Fisheries Enforcement officers and EA voluntary bailiffs.

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