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National survey to give a voice to fishing communities 14th February 2018

Maritime charities Seafarers UK and Cornwall Rural Community Charity (CRCC) are working together to carry out a UK-wide project to survey fishermen, their families and fishing communities. The survey aims to understand community and individual needs and challenges better,...


2018 Bass Regulations for Recreational Fishers 2nd February 2018

The European Commission has determined that bass stocks remain under pressure despite the measures taken in previous years. It has placed further restrictions on the commercial and recreational fishing sectors in order to address this. Please see our poster...


Proposed Change to Byelaw 7 31st January 2018

Pursuant to section 115 and 116 of the Marine and Coastal Access Act 2009, NIFCA intends to apply to the Minister for the Department of Environment & Rural Affairs to revoke the ‚ÄúProhibition of the Use of Mobile Fishing Gear...


MMO Non-Executive Board Members 21st December 2017

The Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra), is currently seeking to appoint three new Non-Executive Board Members to the Marine Management Organisation – see their advert HERE. Board Members will provide guidance and leadership to the MMO and...


NIFCA Open Afternoon Press Release 21st November 2017

NIFCA are holding an open afternoon to discuss the Coquet to St Mary’s Open afternoon. Please see our press release about this HERE.