1. 2019 Bass Regulations

    07 February 2019 12:54

    New regulations have been published for the protection of the European seabass (bass), these measures came in to force from midnight on 31st January 2019. A summary ofRead More >

  2. EU Exit – Fisheries Update

    29 January 2019 14:28

      Defra has revised the fisheries technical notice to provide more clarity to help businesses prepare for a possible No Deal scenario. The UK Government has also developedRead More >

  3. Summary of the Eastern IFCA formal consultation on the Marine Protected Area Byelaw 2018 and the Shrimp Permit Byelaw 2018

    25 November 2018 19:29

    Summary of feedback Comments were provided by a range of stakeholders including those with a conservation interest and those with a fishing interest.  Eastern IFCA would like toRead More >


    15 November 2018 9:41

    Eastern IFCA has published its Annual Report for 2017/18 which reports against the annual priorities set out in the 5-year Business Plan 2017-2022. The report can be viewedRead More >

  5. 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 >

  6. 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 >

  7. 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 >

  8. 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 >

  9. 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 >

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