Fal Fishery

Fal Fishery Map
The native oyster and mussel fisheries in the Fal are under the management of Cornwall IFCA and are licenced by Cornwall IFCA through the Fal Fishery order . Licensees interests are represented by the Fal Fisheries Management Committee .  

If you wish to collect oysters or mussels from within the area covered by the Order, including by hand gathering, you will need to apply to Cornwall IFCA for a licence , and will need to make monthly returns detailing your catch. 

Click here to download a licence application form.

Click here to download a copy of the monthly stats sheet .

Click here to download a copy of the Regulations under the Fal Fishery Order

Click here to download a copy of the Fal Fishery Management Plan 2016-2021

Click here to download a copy of the Fal Fishery Biosecurity Plan

Click here to download the Habitats Regulations Assessment for the Fal Fishery Order 2016

Click here to download the report on the Fal Oyster Survey 2017


Click here to download a copy of the Fal Fishery Order Management Plan 2017-2018

Fal Fishery Management Committee

The Fal Fishery Management Committee exists to discuss improvement and management matters for oysters and mussels within the regulated fishery and make recommendations to Cornwall IFCA who are the regulating body for the fisheries. Click here to see the terms of reference for this committee.

The committee is made up of 14 members, the current members are:
 
Cornwall IFCA Chairman/Vice-Chairman Tony Tomlinson/ John Fitter          
Cornwall IFCA  John Brooks
Truro Port Authority officer Mark Killingback
CC Port Health officer Carol Thorogood
Natural England officer Carolyn Waddell
Marine Management Organisation officer David Milligan
Environment Agency officer Chris Barnes
Fal fisherman            Jason Pascoe (Chairman)
Fal merchant Chris Ranger (Vice-chairman)
Fal fisherman     Julian Corp
Fal merchant Tim Vinnicombe
Fal Shellfish Merchant Thomas Duane
Fal Shellfish Merchant Tom Knights
Fal Fisherman Jonathan Bailey
Substitute members for Fal fishermen/merchants Les Angell/ Ned Bailey

                             
                        
To view agendas and notes from the meetings please click on the links below.
 
Click here for September 2014 notes
Click here for December 2014 notes
Click here for March 2015 notes
Click here for December 2015 notes
Click here for March 2016 notes
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