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Fishing Byelaws

Post by High Seas » December 2nd, 2017, 7:32 am

Here is a copy of the fishing byelaws for the Anglia region.
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Re: Fishing Byelaws

Post by BEN » December 3rd, 2017, 8:22 am

And broads Authority regulation 29
(1) Subject to paragraph (2) no person shall conduct any
fishing or any associated activity from a power-driven or sailing
vessel which is underway or cause or permit any net or fishing
line to hang from such a vessel into the water whilst the vessel
is underway.
(2) Paragraph (1) shall not apply to a vessel which is:
(a) engaged in the handling of licensed eel nets; or
(b) under the control of the National Rivers Authority in
connection with its fishery duties.
(3) Any person fishing from a boat or the bank shall show
reasonable consideration to any other person using the
navigation area and shall ensure that his rod or line does not
obstruct the passage of a vessel along a channel.

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Re: Fishing Byelaws

Post by High Seas » December 3rd, 2017, 8:50 am

(3) Any person fishing from a boat or the bank shall show
reasonable consideration to any other person using the
navigation area and shall ensure that his rod or line does not
obstruct the passage of a vessel along a channel.

Is that for real?

I welcome anyone out for a day with me nonchalantly cruising along the river doing a slalom to avoid ******* up my cutlass bearing.
The entrance to Stalham Staithe from Broad's Gate onwards is particularly good, fishing boats in the middle of the rivers opposite dyke and marina channels with four rods each and not one person moves his lines.
There was a chap at Stalham Staithe once who said it was private land...er?... No, it's the Broads.
Another one at London basin refused to move so when I pointed out the BA sign he told me to, *u*k off!
They are a navigational hazard and an environmental destroyer.
I say ban fishing on the Norfolk Broads and do it on private lakes.
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Re: Fishing Byelaws

Post by Rick H » December 3rd, 2017, 10:24 am

All of this anti fishing protest is aimed squarely at those who fish irresponsibly both from boats and banks , why tar everyone with the same brush ? There are rules regarding fishing from boats which include yge maximum that a vessel can be from the bank and it exhibiting lights in hrs of darkness and yet you cruise from belaugh to wroxham in winter and in the dark , for a start its heavily tree lined which makes visibility difficult but then you get the idiot who mud weight in the middle of the channel and the only light is the bloody fish finder , those are the ones that need targeting as with this that leave line and hooks throwing around , dozens of anglers fish responsibly and there getting the same treatment as those that live reasonably on boats ie being Tared with the same brush as all those who break the rules .

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Re: Fishing Byelaws

Post by High Seas » December 3rd, 2017, 11:12 am

yet you cruise from belaugh to wroxham in winter and in the dark ,
Not me old chap, I have not been down that way in months.

In addition, I am not having a protest, I am sharing my observations.

If you want my personal opinion on fishing I perceive it as a cruel blood sport, unless you are going to eat the fish, otherwise I would like to see them left in peace.
But that is just my opinion and opinions are like starfish, everyone has one.
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Re: Fishing Byelaws

Post by Waylander » December 3rd, 2017, 11:53 am

I don't have a starfish! The amount of boats you see trolling a line behind them! The amount of hire boats you see driving past with a screeming rod in the stern cos it's caught one of the trees further down river and now they are all in the well blasting blithely along while their un attended rod in rear well is leaving line I the trees behind them ( mainly up the Ant that happens) and the amount of boats out after dark moored in the river ( usually the middle) with no lights and rods out everywhere!

Don't eat the fish out the broads, they taste horrible! I know! I've tried it! Don't fish no more unless I'm at sea!
Let the world flood! I live on a boat! :lol:

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Re: Fishing Byelaws

Post by High Seas » December 3rd, 2017, 11:57 am

Everyone has a starfish old chap.
I was moored at Sutton staithe in the summer and there was a kid fishing behind my boat, a hire boat went out and took the rod clean out of his grasp. Everyone shouted at them to stop but they just kept going.
The rod was later retrieved by a gentleman who noticed it being pulled along by the hire boat and managed to grab it.
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Re: Fishing Byelaws

Post by Waylander » December 3rd, 2017, 12:21 pm

Ah!! That starfish! I'm such an innocent! Yes towel holder!!!!
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Re: Fishing Byelaws

Post by BEN » December 4th, 2017, 6:58 am

High Seas wrote:
December 3rd, 2017, 8:50 am
(3) Any person fishing from a boat or the bank shall show
reasonable consideration to any other person using the
navigation area and shall ensure that his rod or line does not
obstruct the passage of a vessel along a channel.

Is that for real?

I welcome anyone out for a day with me nonchalantly cruising along the river doing a slalom to avoid ******* up my cutlass bearing.
The entrance to Stalham Staithe from Broad's Gate onwards is particularly good, fishing boats in the middle of the rivers opposite dyke and marina channels with four rods each and not one person moves his lines.
There was a chap at Stalham Staithe once who said it was private land...er?... No, it's the Broads.
Another one at London basin refused to move so when I pointed out the BA sign he told me to, **** off!
They are a navigational hazard and an environmental destroyer.
I say ban fishing on the Norfolk Broads and do it on private lakes.
Sadly few fishermen know or have read the bylaws, only exceeded by the number of hire craft that have never read or know about the bylaws..

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Re: Fishing Byelaws

Post by High Seas » December 4th, 2017, 7:15 am

Can't argue with that.
With regards to both, perhaps a short written best before issuing a licence or boat keys might be a good idea but what do I know?
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