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water bailiff

n
(Angling) an official responsible for enforcing laws on river management and fishing
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The source also said there were concerns about the shortage of water bailiffs being employed to catch poachers.
Two water bailiffs were appointed to inspect the river daily and fine those who polluted the river.
SAMUEL Sarah Ann (Sally) Peacefully at her home on Dec 26, 2014, Sarah, of Maendu Terr, aged 101 years; loving wife of the late Albert, mother of the late Ogwyn (both Water Bailiffs), loving Mam to Eira, Betty and Philip, adored Nana to Sarah and Lyn, a Great-Nana to Hannah, Thomas, Harry, James and Lewis.
The conviction comes days after water bailiffs and wildlife police discovered a poacher's net containing 60 large sea trout worth around PS1500 in the Tyne.
Hoare, 53, was caught by water bailiffs with a rod and line fishing for eels at Grand Union Canal in Yardley in July last year, the court heard.
"We are working with people who have crucial local knowledge of the river such as water bailiffs and angling clubs, so we can establish where tributaries are and identify the best places to search."
WATER bailiffs are warning poachers to allow salmon and sewin to spawn safely and not catch them illegally.
Staff at Charnwood Water said water bailiffs repeatedly had to chase away groups fishing without a licence.
Water bailiffs are planning a bank holiday blitz on illegal anglers.
The close season for coarse has just begun and Environment Agency water bailiffs will be out in force patrolling streams, rivers and ditches to make sure fishermen are not jeopardising stocks.