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Recreational Fisher Fined for Breaches of NIFCA Byelaws 13th March 2020

In a prosecution brought by Northumberland Inshore Fisheries & Conservation Authority (NIFCA) at North Tyneside Magistrates Court, Mr Michael Bye, a Recreational Shellfish Permit holder from Ashington pleaded guilty (by post) to breaching 2 NIFCA Byelaws:- Byelaw 4 ‘Crustacea...

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Sea Anglers Wanted for Government Project to Help Sustainable Fisheries 12th March 2020

Sea Anglers Wanted for Government Project to Help Sustainable Fisheries A new call is being made for sea anglers to contribute to an important project that will help the management of marine fisheries. The Sea Angling Diary Project is...

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Recreational Bass Fishing 2020 2nd March 2020

For more information on Bass Guidance please visit the Marine Management Organisation website HERE.

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Cefas Launch Campaign to Retain & Report American Lobsters 2nd March 2020

Today sees Cefas launch a campaign to raise awareness within the fishing community of the threat to native species from the non-native species of lobster, the American lobster. This Defra-funded initiative encourages fishers and others to “retain and report”...

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Minimum Size Byelaw 2020 27th February 2020

Northumberland IFCA together with the other Eastern IFCAs have proposed to introduce a Minimum Size Byelaw 2020 to replace the FISH MOLLUSC AND CRUSTACEA MINIMUM SIZE EMERGENCY BYELAW 2019. The intention of this byelaw is to protect pre-spawning fish...

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