Follow up article to MPA further incursions have occurred and mostly by the same people who are all local. A quiet word was met with passive bullying and bluster. Accusations of being a COAST spy bluster about ‘hobby licenses’ may fool the some of the people some of the time but won’t fool anyone who can google!
Having experienced this first hand I decided to do a little research. This included looking up legislation and regulations and speaking to Marine Scotland and fishery offices in Campbeltown and Oban.
One could simply say ‘hobby licence’? Bollocks there is no such licence. Isn’t and never has been. But this mis-information perpetuated by those seeking to flout the no creel zone needs to be outed for the rubbish it is and facts laid out to clear the fog of myth.