PSNI Target Poachers

10 July 2014
Published in Mid Ulster Mail 27th June 2012.
Police target salmon poachers on Moyola.
Police officers working with DCAL Fishery Protection Officers conducted patrols along the Moyola River on Monday, to tackle the issue of salmon poaching in the area. Police are now in possession of a large fishing net that was recovered from the mouth of the river.
Police, as part of Operation Salmo will continue to work with angling clubs for the area and are determined to prevent salmon poaching from happening and will continue to target known poaching hot spots.
Police will take robust action against anyone caught committing this type of activity in the area, which may result in prosecution through the coarts and may also lead to boats and private vehicles being seized.
Anyone who has any information regarding poaching in the area is asked to contact the police in Magherafelt on 0845 600 8000. Aternatively information can be passed anonymously to the Crimestoppers charity by calling 0800 555 111.