putcher


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putcher

(ˈpʊtʃə; ˈpʌtʃə) or

putcheon

n
(Fishing) a trap for catching salmon
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For more than 40 years Mr Mott, who lives in Stroat, has fished the Severn near Lydney Harbour using a putcher rank, trapping adult salmon in conical baskets as they make their way back from the sea to the river of their birth to spawn.
Mr Mott says the ancient putcher method is environmentally sensitive and ensures salmon stocks remain stable.
For over 40 years Mr Mott, who lives in Stroat, has fished the Severn near Lydney Harbour using a putcher rank, trapping adult salmon in conical baskets as they make their way back from the sea to the river of their birth to spawn.
Rabsavich about tunnel building in 1995, and between 1957 to 1977 by Rabsavich and his colleagues such as Salzburg and Putcher is completed and developed.
The Lave, coracle, compass, seine and putcher nets are unique to Wales.
There was no mention of the coracle, seine, compass, putcher or lave nets by name, but commented further that 'the commercial diaodrous fisheries were drawing to a close on the basis that they were no longer biological or commercially viable under ruling conditions'.
SIR - By maintaining and extending the anti-net sentiments of the angling lobby, Carwyn Jones has sealed the fate of the traditional Welsh net fisheries on the coracles on the Towy and Teifi and Taf, the compass nets of the west and eastern Cleddau, the lave and putcher nets of the Severn and the seine nets.
A group including the Wye Foundation charity and United Usk Fishermans' Association has bought the Usk drift nets and five years rights to use Goldcliff Putchers.
The Wye Foundation has, with the Environment Agency, managed to remove the Slime Road Putchers site from the mouth of the Wye, near Chepstow.