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Bird Fears Spark St Ives Fishing Ban

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Published by the Pirate FM News Team at 11:41am 5th January 2012

A fishing ban has been put in place across St Ives Bay.

Inshore trawlers are being stopped from landing sea fish, because of birds getting caught in their nets.

An area from St Ives Head to Black Cliffs is off limits for three weeks.

It could mean a fifty thousand pound fine.

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