poaching concerns raised at Highbridge's Apex Park
councillors have this week raised concerns about the poaching of
fish from the lakes at Highbridge's Apex Park.
problem was discussed during Monday's meeting of Burnham and Highbridge
Janet Keen said: "I have heard that poaching of fish has been
taking place which is a concern, particulaly for the anglers who
spend lots to keep the lakes stocked and also keep them maintained
and clean for fishing."
Yvette Mayo, from Burnham-On-Sea Police, responded: "I am not
aware of any incidents this year, but several poaching cases were
referred to the wardens last year."
was noted that anyone discovered committing poaching offences can
face a substantial fine at court.