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Christchurch Harbour fish poachers thwarted

An attempt by poachers to haul hundreds of fish out of Christchurch Harbour in giant nets has been thwarted by bailiffs.

The gang was operating from the shore near Coastguard Way in Mudeford.

Poachers were using nets almost a mile-long to trap fish, and it is understood they had a refrigerated van on standby to take away their haul.

Steve Humphrey reports.

  • 17 Apr 2014
  • From the section Dorset
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