Friday, November 30, 2007

Pikers urged to take care with traces

Pike anglers are being urged not to leave traces where they could harm dogs and other animals at the waterside.

It comes after a dog had to be anaesthetised to remove a baited rig it picked up at Beccles Quay, on Suffolk's River Waveney.

To be fair, it's not clear from local newspaper reports whether the trace was being used by an angler or a nightline had been left in the water.

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