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Sea Anglers Warned Over Dazzling Head Lamps

13th January 2015
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Sea Anglers Warned Over Dazzling Head Lamps

#Angling - Sea anglers have been warned over the use of head torches for night fishing over reports of several near-misses involving boat skippers dazzled by the blinding light.

As the Irish Mirror reports, dozens of angling enthusiasts wearing the long-range lamps – some of them as strong as 1,000 watts – have become a nuisance to shipping in and out of Shoreham Harbour in West Sussex, with a number of vessels narrowly avoiding collisions.

And harbour master Julian Seaman says its only a matter of time before a more serious accident occurs.

The Irish Mirror has more on the story HERE.

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MacDara Conroy

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