To report fish in trouble please call our incident hotline on 0800 80 70 60 (Freephone*, 24 hour service). You should not use e-mail to report an incident, as this could delay our response. *Calls from mobile phones are not free and will be charged at normal network operator's call rates.
Whether you're an angler or a fisheries owner, if you see fish that are:
- gulping for air
- swimming very slowly in large groups
- staying in one place near the surface
- floating on the surface
then report it on: 0800 80 70 60
We have plans in place accross the country to help out fisheries affected by drought. This includes advising fisheries owners on the best way to avoid problems, and by physically helping to save fish in an emergency.
Read advice on how to protect and manage your fishery from drought and where to get more information and emergency help:-
Drought advice for fisheries leaflet (PDF, 287KB)
Drought advice for the Yorkshire and North East Region