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NIFCA Quarterly Meeting, Monday 22nd July 2019 18th July 2019

We will be pleased to welcome visitors to the NIFCA Quarterly Meeting on Monday 22nd July 2019 at 1pm. The meeting will take at the Defra Office, G14, Lion House, Willowburn Trading Est, Alnwick, NE66 2PF and topics for...


Specification for the New NIFCA Cabin RIB, Robert Arckless MBE 18th July 2019

NIFCA are delighted to announce the arrival of our new Cabin RIB, “Robert Arckless MBE”, named in honour of the former Chair of the Northumberland Sea Fisheries Committee and NIFCA. Full specification details of this vessel can be seen...


Environment Agency Press Release: “Fisherman ordered to pay over £6,500 for breaking fisheries byelaws” 16th July 2019

          The Environment Agency have announced that on 10 July, a licensed net fisherman was given a substantial fine and made to pay legal costs after admitting breaking fisheries byelaws in breach of his licence...


Skipper Pleads Guilty 27th June 2019

On Friday 14th June 2019 at North Tyneside Magistrates Court, the skipper owner of the Commercial fishing vessel ‘L’OGIEN K62” David Fairbairn pleaded guilty and received financial penalties for failing to comply with Northumberland Inshore Fisheries and Conservation Authority’s...


Anglers National Line Recycling Scheme (ANLRS) 19th June 2019

NIFCA are delighted to be supporting the Anglers National Line Recycling Scheme (ANLRS) in Northumberland. The scheme was launched in Sussex in 2016, then rolled out nationally in 2018 and aims to provide a route to recycle angling line...