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Coronavirus (COVID-19) – MCA Approach to Survey and Certification of UK Vessels 19th March 2020

The Maritime & Coastguard Agency have created guidance for Coronavirus (COVID-19) in regards to survey and certification of UK vessels. The guide can be downloaded HERE.


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...


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...


Recreational Bass Fishing 2020 2nd March 2020

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


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”...