Eleven anglers were yesterday (Tues) fined a total of £1,255 with £760 costs by Swaffham Magistrates’ Court after they pleaded guilty to fishing without a licence.

 

Defendant

Fine

Costs

David Drummee

100

80

Andrew Cox

130

80

Steven Johnstone

130

80

Mark Baxter

80

80

Darren May

130

80

Lee Williamson

130 + 130

80

Jonathon Fiddament

80

80

Marcus Wyatt

130

80

Stephen Overall

50

40

Terry Van-Blerk

50

0

Roger Taylor

115

80

 

 

All the above defendants were prosecuted for fishing for freshwater fish by means of an unlicensed fishing instrument, namely a rod and line, contrary to Section 27(a) Salmon and Freshwater Fisheries Act 1975.

 

Lee Williamson also had an offence of failing to state his name and address to a bailiff.

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