News August 2021

Notice of changes to Byelaw 1 Trawling 17th August 2021

A Trawl Permit is now required for the entire NIFCA district. This includes the outer area (3-6 nautical miles). Vessels must be less than 18.3 metres in overall length. An exemption is required to trawl within the Specified Area...


Defra Call For Information 5th August 2021

Defra has launched two calls for evidence from 12 July 2021 to 31 August 2021 to capture views from the fishing sector, wider fishing community and other relevant stakeholders on: latent capacity in the over 10m scallop and shellfish...