Huge haul of fishing gear stolen from West Hampshire house

Hampshire Police car (Mike Draper) (1)

2:06pm 14th November 2017

Hundreds of pounds worth of fishing gear's been stolen from a West Hampshire village.

Police tell us around 40 cane fishing rods, a number of carbon rods and at least 25 centrepin reels were taken from Rockbourne earlier this month.

The burglary thought to have happened at some point between 5.00pm on Saturday November 4th and 9.30pm on Thursday November 9th.

The list of stolen items includes:

  • E Barder cane rods
  • Two Kennet Perfections
  • 10 foot 6 inches Wallis Avon green and red whipped
  • A matched pair of twin tip Wallis Avons
  • Fred J Taylor roach
  • Three piece Merlin
  • B James Avocet cane rods, including one particularly rare two tipped Bernard Venables Avocet
  • Hardy Marksman carbon rods
  • Allcock Aeriel centrepin reel
  • Witcher reel
  • Carter reel

If you've been offered any fishing equipment for sale in suspicious circumstances, you're asked to please get in touch with Hampshire Police.

Anyone with information can call 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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