Fish rescue under way at Pitchcroft, Worcester

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  • THE Enivronment Agency is currently rescuing fish left stranded on Worcester's Pitchcroft by receding floodwaters.

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Old Uncle says

Isn't that interfering with the course of nature? And what about feeding all those gulls so that they don't have to lurk in parking areas.

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HUGE fish including a 15lbs pike were saved from certain death during a slippery Environment Agency rescue mission.

The Environment Agency rescued between 50 and 60 large fish from a pond in Pitchcroft in Worcester today, including pike, bream and roach in a race against time before the fish either suffocated or were devoured by ravenous birds.

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pudniw_gib says

Hope the local anglers are wading in as well...

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PrivateSi says

Well done guys. Hope it's a good catch..

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A reminder: this was Pitchroft earlier this month!

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11:00am Fri 28 Feb 14

PrivateSi says...

Well done guys. Hope it's a good catch..
Well done guys. Hope it's a good catch.. PrivateSi
  • Score: 1

11:27am Fri 28 Feb 14

CJH says...

Perhaps Keith could help?
Perhaps Keith could help? CJH
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11:44am Fri 28 Feb 14

liketoknow says...

dadadadadada
dadadadadada liketoknow
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11:53am Fri 28 Feb 14

pudniw_gib says...

Hope the local anglers are wading in as well...
Hope the local anglers are wading in as well... pudniw_gib
  • Score: 4

1:43pm Fri 28 Feb 14

emjaypee says...

liketoknow wrote:
dadadadadada
Thanks, that tune will be in my head for the rest of the day now.
[quote][p][bold]liketoknow[/bold] wrote: dadadadadada[/p][/quote]Thanks, that tune will be in my head for the rest of the day now. emjaypee
  • Score: 1

5:39pm Fri 28 Feb 14

Old Uncle says...

Isn't that interfering with the course of nature? And what about feeding all those gulls so that they don't have to lurk in parking areas.
Isn't that interfering with the course of nature? And what about feeding all those gulls so that they don't have to lurk in parking areas. Old Uncle
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7:35pm Fri 28 Feb 14

Jay1981 says...

if the ea asked local anglers for help they would be there. might go for a quick pike dead bait down there before season closes
if the ea asked local anglers for help they would be there. might go for a quick pike dead bait down there before season closes Jay1981
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