Police help swoop on illegal poaching in Ross-shire as Cromarty Firth District Salmon Fishery Board hails cooperative approach
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POLICE have joined fishery board patrols targetting people who fish illegally as part of an operation which "proved to be productive".
The Cromarty Firth District Salmon Fishery Board welcomed the involvement of police in its work.
The board is the statutory body responsible for managing salmon and sea trout in the Cromarty Firth region.
The Cromarty Firth Fishery Trust is a charity with a remit for all native fish species in the area.
The board posted following the patrol: "One area of concern was focused on which proved to be productive.
"We would like to thank Police Scotland for their ongoing support in tackling illegal fishing."