Email 11 July 2006.(See also Great Orton pages)
The millions of gallons of leachate that still seep into our water(See also warmwell's Great Orton pages)
supplies from the hundreds of FMD burial sites around Cumbria &
Dumfries & Galloway is, according to New labour "being monitored &
Try telling that to the massive Sea Trout population inhabiting the
Solway Firth and its many rivers. They have deserted the area!
Angling experts and the Solway '"Half-Netters" have noted this
dramatic demise since 2001.
The Half-Netters"", professional Solway fishermen, have noticed their
nets now remain a horrible brown colour and the number of Sea Trout
being caught has fallen to a trickle.
Professional game Angling Instructos Eric Hope from Braithwaite near
Keswick has for some time wondered why the Sea Trout are no longer
being caught in any numbers in the area. A chance meeting has now
provided him with the final piece of the jigsaw!
So it appears certain that the Sea Trout have decided enough is
enough. The rest of us will just have to put up with it I guess.
Yet another sad legacy of the 2001 FMD cock up!
We are still paying for it here.
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