56 angling nets seized in Kerry in 2003.

A total of 56 angling nets were seized in the county last year according to the South West Regional Fisheries Bord. Prosecutions were intitated in two Kerry cases while 19 prosecutions were undertaken in Cork. A further 38 on the spot fines were issued last year and there are three prosecutions pending for non payment. Overall the Bord feels the public is becoming more aware of the value of the regions angling resources.