The Angling Trust’s Fisheries Enforcement Support Service and Voluntary Bailiff Service (VBS) will be delivering Operation Clampdown 10 in partnership with the Environment Agency’s fisheries officers during the annual coarse fishing close season on rivers (March 15 – June 15 inclusive).

The VBS will be reporting suspicious activity and incidents to the Environment Agency and police. Anyone convicted of illegally fishing during the close season faces a significant fine and possible confiscation of equipment…. CLICK HERE TO READ MORE