P-05-810 Give Welsh Fishing Clubs and Salmon and Seatrout a Chance


This petition was submitted by Reuben Woodford having collected 1,710 signatures on an alternative e-Petition website.


Text of Petition


Prevent the excesses of catch and kill of Salmon by implementing bag limits for catch and keep on all Welsh Rivers for 4 years developed on the basis of catchment specific data in close consultation with fishing clubs.

Implement a comprehensive stocking programme of native fish on all rivers.

Tighten and enforce current legislation to eliminate the menace of farming

pollution and industrial pollution.

Suspend all large scale commercial net fishing and factory ship operations around the welsh coast for a minimum period of 10 years.

Prioritise resource allocation to assist in managing catchment specific issues linked to excessive natural predation rates and barriers to fish migration.


Assembly Constituency and Region

·         Arfon

·         North Wales