A MAN from Colwyn Bay was fined after fishing without a rod licence.

Colin Griffiths, aged 56, of Cynfran Road, was found to be fishing without the correct licence at a junction of the Rivers Clwyd and Elwy, near St Asaph, on June 30, 2021.

On January 6, Cardiff Magistrates’ Court ordered Mr Griffiths to pay a fine of £440 for the offence.

In addition, Mr Griffiths was told to pay a victim surcharge of £44, and court costs of £127.30.

This amounted to a total of £611.30, for which Mr Griffiths was given until February 3 to pay.