1. Wash Cockle Fishery Closure – Stock Surveys

    15 March 2023 9:55

    The Wash cockle fishery will be closed on 20 March at 23:59 to enable the annual cockle stock surveys to take place. Following the expiry of the WashRead More >

  2. Fisheries Management Plans (FMPs) Update Meetings: Register Now

    27 February 2023 16:19

    Defra have received drafts of the first three Fisheries Management Plans (FMP) and are organising two online sessions to provide stakeholders with an overview of  key points, includingRead More >

  3. Outcome report published: Informal Consultation on Crab & Lobster Management – Phase 2

    21 February 2023 11:10

    Eastern IFCA undertook an informal consultation on crab and lobster management including on the development of a byelaw to manage potting fisheries within Cromer Shoal Chalk Beds MarineRead More >

  4. Notification of third party consultation (MMO)

    20 February 2023 16:02

    Eastern IFCA is providing information about a public consultation on a proposed seaweed farm off the Norfolk coast.   Please note, the consultation is being run by theRead More >

  5. Deadline to become an IFCA member extended

    14 February 2023 16:28

    The Marine Management Organisation (MMO) has extended the deadline for applications to become an IFCA member. The new deadline for applications is 28 February 2023.   For moreRead More >

  6. Phase 2 now open: Wash Fishery Order 1992 (WFO) transition

    13 February 2023 14:56

    Phase 2 of the WFO transition is now open to applications and the deadline for application is midday on Monday 6 March 2023. Phase 2 is open toRead More >

  7. Latest Round of funding under the UK Seafood Fund’s Infrastructure Scheme is open for applications

    06 February 2023 11:37

    The latest round of funding under the UK Seafood Fund’s Infrastructure Scheme is now open for applications. This round will focus on modernising the fleet through engine replacementsRead More >

  8. 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 >

  9. 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 >

  10. 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 >

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