1. Eastern IFCA Shrimp Permit Byelaw 2018 re-consultation

    14 November 2018 15:43

    The purpose of this re-consultation is to gather the views of stakeholders and in particular those who will likely be affected by the amendment to the byelaw. TheRead More >

  2. Fisheries Technical Notice

    23 October 2018 14:56

    Negotiations are ongoing to seek a positive deal following the UK’s exit from the EU however; significant work is being undertaken to ensure that the UK will beRead More >

  3. Calling all Bass Fishers: Online survey

    22 October 2018 9:07

    Sea Bass Fisheries UK have launched an online survey seeking the views of commercial and recreational bass fishers. More information can be found on the flyer below orRead More >

  4. New Vacancy – Association of IFCAs

    09 October 2018 14:56

    ASSOCIATION OF INSHORE FISHERIES AND CONSERVATION AUTHORITIES IFCA National Lead Training Officer Salary: £22,753 (£37,922 pro-rata) Location: Flexible Type of position: Temporary (1 year with possibility of extension)Read More >

  5. Amendment to Bass restrictions

    09 October 2018 12:58

    Restrictions on recreational fishing for bass have been amended as follows: For recreational fishers, from the 1st October until the 31st December 2018, one bass may be retainedRead More >

  6. Introduction of Inshore Vessel Monitoring Systems (iVMS) for fishing boats under 12m – consultation

    08 October 2018 13:39

    The Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) are seeking views on proposals to introduce iVMS on all fishing vessels under 12m in length. Defra are encouragingRead More >


    07 August 2018 13:06

    DEFRA have started a process to compile a four yearly report to parliament on the IFCA’s. As part of this process DEFRA are inviting all stakeholders to contributeRead More >

  8. Eastern IFCA Byelaws – Formal Consultation

    01 August 2018 14:08

    Eastern IFCA is holding a consultation on two proposed byelaws; The Marine Protected Areas Byelaw 2018 and the Shrimp Permit Byelaw 2018. More information on the byelaws canRead More >

  9. Emergency Byelaw in force: Wash Emergency Byelaw 2018

    27 July 2018 16:42

    Eastern IFCA has implemented an Emergency Byelaw which prohibits fishing for oysters, mussels, cockles, clams, scallops and queens within the area between the Wash Fishery Order 1992 andRead More >

  10. Fishing Vessel Owner and Skipper Fined

    21 June 2018 11:14

    Fishing Vessel Owner and Skipper Fined On 30th May 2018 M R Durrans Fishing Ltd and Mr Benjamin Vass appeared at King’s Lynn Magistrates Court in a caseRead More >

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