A new community interest company, Lyme Bay Fisherman’s CIC, has recently been formed, supported by funding through the UK Fisheries and Seafood Scheme from Marine Management Organisation. This week, Fishing News has shared an article about the project where the …
Following on from my blog in 2018 regarding the initiation of Torbay Cleaner Coasts Initiative and our work to encourage the commercial Brixham fishing fleet to recycle their HDPE nets, I am pleased to say that there has been some …
Climate change is bad news for everyone, from the prospect of fewer and smaller fish in the sea to the communities that will be affected by coastal erosion and flooding. I don’t think there has ever been such awareness of …
Vastly increased offshore patrols, aerial surveillance and monitoring have ensured illegal fishing has been kept at bay in England’s seas since the UK became an independent coastal state on 1 January 2021.
Dale Rodmell from the The National Federation of Fishermen’s Organisations (NFFO) provides an insight into planning for co-existence between commercial fisheries and offshore wind farms.
We are continuing our series of blogs on Catch Recording by answering questions asked by fishers using the service in the first month of the roll out to help the rest of the fleet adjust to the change.
An update on under 10 metre catch recording.
Michael Coyle, Head of Compliance and Control for the Marine Management Organisation (MMO), provides an update on the roll out for catch recording for the under 10 metre fishing fleet.
Michael Coyle, Head of Compliance & Control for the Marine Management Organisation (MMO), explains the changes affecting the English and Welsh under 10m fishing fleet.
An update on the upcoming changes to fisheries regulations to enable the fishing industry to prepare.