Northumberland IFCA carry out consultations in relation to fishing activity within our jurisdiction. Your views are very important to us and these consultations are for you to have your say on the future direction of fisheries management in the region.

The following consultations are currently open to feedback from the public. Simply click on the blue links in the table to be directed to the corresponding consultation page:

Subject Closing date
Hand Gathering Call for Information  Open ended
Recreational Sea Angling Call for Information  Open ended


All consultations will be advertised on our website and social media pages. Permit holders and those on our mailing list will also be notified by email.

If you would like to be added to our consultations mailing list to be notified of any upcoming consultation, please complete the form below:

Previous consultations:

Subject Closed Results
Coquet to St Mary’s MCZ 30th September 2019 Coquet to St Marys MCZ consultation report
Byleaw 1 “Trawling” 14th October 2019 Trawling (Byelaw 1) consultation report
Byelaw 2 “Dredging” 14th October 2019 Dredging (Byelaw 2) consultation report
Hand Gathering “Call for Information” N/A Hand Gathering consultation report