Crime Stoppers: Angling under Threat

Illegal imports of live fish generate more comment than any other facet of angling.

Most anglers believe illegal imports damage angling and should be stopped. Others feel that foreign fish should be allowed onto secure enclosed, licensed sites. A few in the angling fraternity feel that movements of live fish should be de-regulated, and that fishery owners should be allowed to introduce whatever species they like, irrespective of origin.

The full artricle can be found here on the DEFRA website