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    BEWARE Overhead power wires can kill

    • Always observe prohibition notices
    • Never carry a rod vertically whilst walking along rivers or canals
    • Avoid fishing close to ANY overhead wires
    • Always look up BEFORE starting to fish
    • Nylon monofilament can conduct electricity
    • Waders or Wellington boots may not protect you against a shock
    • Remember overhead cables may be less than 20ft above the ground
    • Electricity can arc

    Members are reminded that all rivers canals & pools are dangerous. Wading should be avoided whenever possible, otherwise undertaken with extreme caution.