I recently picked up a lease on new permission with Fallow every where due to the poachers in the area! Its so sad to hear the stories from this retired couple who have quite frankly had enough of their grim acts. The land owner has been beaten, spat on and generally abused and the police are powerless to stop these c**ts. I convinced him that a real presence on the land day and night with lamps and rifles would probably move these idiots on. I know I can't be there all the time and no doubt they will pick off the odd deer/sheep, but i'm sure we will make a difference? Why do these people have to live in fear its just not right. I've deployed the trail cams in known areas hoping to get a face ID or number plate ID, and will be banging the white light on them should we cross their paths at night.
If you are in the area of Exeter, I would like to hear from you via PM.
Please share your thoughts?