close season


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close season

, closed season
the period of the year when it is prohibited to kill certain game or fish
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The Environment Agency has decided to retain the current coarse fishing close season on English rivers.
The close season for this year 2019, is a-four-month duration and starts from 1st August to December.
The club also announced that Jean-Clair Todibo will join from Toulouse in the close season, while Munir El Haddadi left the club to join Sevilla.
Following the verdict, Pete Haslock, Fisheries Enforcement Team Leader for the Environment Agency said: "We regularly carry out enforcement operations in order to protect fish stocks and improve fisheries and we take all kinds of illegal fishing - including fishing in the close season, as in this case - extremely seriously.
In a separate case Thomas Stocker, 25, of Laurel Road in Stockton, was fined PS440 and ordered to pay costs of PS127.47 and a victim surcharge of PS30 for fishing during the coarse fishing close season, and using bait prohibited during the close season.
She told Express Sport: "Over the close season, the club committee has been streamlined, but that hasn't stopped us from pushing ahead with the fundraising that nowadays is as essential for keeping the main club on the ice as any other activity.
They will receive another chunk in the middle of the close season which is intended to go towards player recruitment or any facility upgrades required.
A spokesman for the Environment Agency said: "We have been working with the Angling Trust and the Institute of Fisheries Management on a review of the available evidence around the close season. We are considering possible options for future close season arrangements in more detail and will be gauging which of these will be supported by anglers and fishery managers."
The 54-year-old was fined PS1,293 at Stockport Magistrates' Court after he was found guilty of killing the deer in the close season.
And he insists Gers have no wriggle room for failure after Pedro Caixinha's multi-million pound spree in the close season dwarfed PAGE 79 FROM BACK PAGE Celtic's outlay despite their huge Champions League windfall from last season.