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Compulsory release of salmon and sea trout on two further rivers to safeguard stocks

New byelaws have come into force on the Taff and Ely rivers in south Wales this week aimed at safeguarding its salmon and sea trout population, Environment Agency Wales has confirmed.

The byelaws require the mandatory release of all salmon and sea trout caught by anglers on both of these rivers.

Salmonid & Freshwater Fisheries Statistics for England & Wales, 2010

This report, prepared by the Environment Agency, is one of a long-term series. It contributes to our objectives of communicating our fisheries monitoring programme.

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