SDAA Fishing Club looses stretch of water due to residents protests (Southport)

Southport & District Angling Association (SDAA) recently introduced a number of fishing bays and reed beds to the ‘Three Pools’ waterway at Water Lane, Crossens, Southport.

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Following protests and complaints from nearby residents the Environment Agency has decided to remove the new wooden fishing bays and also halted fishing between Water Lane and New Lane Crossens.

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SDAA Head Bailiff Steve Johnson said: “This is a tragedy for the SDAA,   young fishermen and the community as well.     We did all we could to make it fish friendly for children, now it’s going to be a safety issue with the vertical embankment in place”

The SDAA has been financially compensated for its initial outlay.

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