1. Wash Mussel re-laying fishery 2023 bed closure

    23 June 2023 8:04

    The Toft mussel bed is closed as of 02:00 on 23 June 2023. The mussel removed has reached the Total Allowable Catch for the bed and is nowRead More >

  2. Wash Mussel Re-Laying Fishery Update – Bed Openings

    19 June 2023 10:44

    This is an update to the news item Mussel Re-Laying Fishery Opening, published on our website on 2 June 2023. Samples taken from the ‘Ouse Mouth’ classification zoneRead More >

  3. Mussel Re-laying Fishery 2023 Opening

    02 June 2023 11:21

    Following the annual mussel stock survey and consultation, the Wash Interim Measures Mussel Relaying Fishery 2023 will open on 12 June, at 00:00.   Following consultation responses, theRead More >

  4. Wash Cockle Fishery 2023 Consultation

    02 June 2023 11:13

    We are seeking the views of Wash cockle fishermen on proposals for the 2023 cockle fishery.   The deadline for responses is midday on 19 June 2023. TheRead More >

  5. Cromer Shoal Chalk Beds MCZ Update: Stakeholder Newsletter and 2023 Interim Research Report Now Available

    26 May 2023 8:06

    The second issue of Eastern IFCA’s MCZ newsletter has now been published and is available online through the following link: Eastern IFCA Update: Cromer Shoal Chalk Beds MCZRead More >

  6. Apply for the UK Seafood Fund: Fleet Modernisation – engine replacement for the small-scale coastal fleet

    17 May 2023 13:57

    Up to £2 million in grant funding is available under the infrastructure scheme of the UK Seafood Fund to modernise the small-scale coastal fleet with replacement engines.  Read More >

  7. Social Survey of Commercial Fishing – Online Workshop

    12 May 2023 12:18

    A team of researchers from the University of Gloucestershire, working with Fishing into the Future, who have been commissioned by Defra, are working to develop an annual surveyRead More >

  8. Cromer Shoal Chalk Beds Byelaw 2023 &Crab and Lobster Byelaw 2023: formal consultation extension

    10 May 2023 14:19

    We are extending the deadline for responses to the formal consultation on the following byelaws: Cromer Shoal Chalk Beds 2023 Crab and Lobster 2023 The new deadline forRead More >

  9. Catchwise Angling Survey: Opportunities to Get Involved

    10 May 2023 14:13

    Catchwise is a new survey of recreational sea angling taking place across England and Wales in 2023 and 2024.  This project is being delivered by the Angling TrustRead More >

  10. Survey launched to evaluate the development of Fisheries Management Plans (FMPs)

    13 April 2023 12:57

    Defra have commissioned an independent evaluation to assess the development of the Fisheries Management Plans (FMPs). The evaluation is conducting research to explore the views of fishers, anglersRead More >

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