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    1. Updated Statutory Bass Fishing Guidance (2023)

      20 January 2023 16:04

      The updated statutory guidance on fishing for bass has been published. The guidance covers both commercial and recreational bass fishing and is available to be read in fullRead More >

    2. MMO Formal Consultation and Call for Evidence

      20 January 2023 11:29

      The Marine Management Organisation (MMO) has launched a formal consultation on the Marine Protected Areas Bottom Towed Fishing Gear Byelaw 2023, which prohibits the use of bottom towedRead More >

    3. National IFCA Members Recruitment Campaign

      13 January 2023 14:40

      The MMO have launched the annual national campaign to recruit members for each of the ten IFCAs in England.   Eastern IFCA would like to encourage applications fromRead More >

    4. Eastern IFCA office closed for the festive season

      23 December 2022 17:45

      Our office is now closed for the festive season and will reopen at 9am on Tuesday the 3rd of January 2023. In an emergency, or in the caseRead More >

    5. Final round of Defra’s Fisheries Industry Science Partnerships (FISP) scheme now open

      19 December 2022 10:30

      The final round of Defra’s  Fisheries Industry Science Partnerships (FISP) scheme is now open for applications. The deadline to apply is midday on 19 January 2023.   TheRead More >

    6. Informal Consultation Launched: Management of Crab and Lobster Potting Fisheries

      12 December 2022 15:49

      Eastern IFCA has launched an informal consultation on the management of crab and lobster potting fisheries. The informal consultation will close at midday on Monday 30th of JanuaryRead More >

    7. Wash Fishery Order 1992 Replacement

      08 December 2022 14:49

      The Wash Fishery Order 1992 (WFO), which is a hybrid regulating and several order used to manage wild shellfisheries (primarily cockles and mussels) and aquaculture lays in theRead More >

    8. Upcoming Seafish Events on the Development of Fisheries Management Plans for Crab, Lobster and Whelk

      17 November 2022 10:17

      Seafish (the public body supporting the UK seafood industry) are holding online and in-person events on the development of the Fisheries Management Plans (FMPs) for whelk and brownRead More >

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