From the Letters page of the Cambridge News 4th September 2002.
Now let's ban fishing!!
from Teresa Thom
I had the considerable displeasure of witnessing an act of great cruelty on a visit to a popular fishing spot near your offices on Saturday.
A group of people were engaged in a fishing match.
I could not believe that this hideous and grotesquely cruel practise is still permitted under British law.
Now that we are banning hunting with dogsin this country I am sure that we must ban this evil practise as soon as possible.
Please tell your readers that if they ever see this evil practise they are to approach the fishermen and women and tell them to stop.
I shall be returning to your area at the end of the month and looking for people who will support a ban on fishing.