Feb 21, 2014

Fishing news

Scottish consultation on fish quotas, North Western IFCA Byelaw consultation and latest news from Defra and the MMO.


The first stage of consultation on the allocation and management of Scotland’s fish quotas is underway.  A letter has been issued to a wide range of Scottish fishing interests which explains more about the aims of this process and seeks initial feedback before 31 March 2014.


Latest newsletter from the North Western IFCA and consultation on Byelaw 6 regarding use of bottom towed gear on sub tidal reefs and honeycomb worm reefs in specified areas including Solway Firth European Marine Site.


Latest news from Defra and the Marine Management Organisation can be found in the Winter edition of the Fishing Focus newsletter.


Solway Firth Partnership