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August 2019 : National Future of Our Inshore Fisheries conference

12th August

Fishermen are invited to bring their experience and ideas to a special conference which will shape future management of inshore fisheries.The conference  has been organised by an industry-led steering group, which includes the NFF ...
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June 2019: Successful prosecution for obstruction of an officer

20th June

Cornwall Inshore Fisheries and Conservation Authority (IFCA) successfully prosecuted the Mr David Quinn (45) of George Street, Plymouth for obstruction of a fisheries officer, when he refused to allow his vessel to be boarded on ...
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April 2019: Byelaw for the protection of salmon and sea trout

30th April

Up Date 20/05/19:  Cornwall IFCA has arranged some new meetings to discuss these proposals further.The upcoming meetings are: Recreational Sea Angling drop in sessionMonday 10 June 2019 - 18:00-21:00 - Chacewater Village Hall, ...
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April 2019: Cornwall IFCA Annual Plan

2nd April

Cornwall IFCA has published its annual plan for the 2019/20 financial year which sets out the focus and priorities, work streams and budget for this year. Click here to download the 2019/20 Annual Plan.
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February 2019: New Cornwall IFCA Byelaws.

11th February

Cornwall IFCA has received confirmation form Defra that two new byealws have come into force.The Whitsand and Looe Bay Marine Conservation Zone (Fishing Restrictions) Byelaw 2018; and the Live Wrasse Fishing (Limited Permit) Bye ...
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February 2019: New bass Regulations

5th February

The European Commission has published the 2019 fishing opportunities for certain fish stocks in Union waters. This brings into law the regulations for the commercial and recreational harvest of bass in 2019. Click here to view ...
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January 2019: Successful prosecution for using oversized vessel in district

24th January

Successful prosecution for using oversized vessel to dredge scallops off the Cornish coast.   Cornwall Inshore Fisheries and Conservation Authority (IFCA) successfully prosecuted the master and owners of the Pamela Jill (BM28) ...
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December 2018: EU announces TAC and Quota for 2019

21st December 2018

After very intense negotiations, the Council reached agreement on 2019 catch limits for the main commercial fish stocks in the area. The agreement is based on a strong commitment to the objectives of the Common Fisheries Policy ...
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December 2018: 2014-18 conduct and operation report for all IFCA

12th December 2018

Defra has published the four year report on the conduct and operation of the ten IFCA around England.  The report meets the requirements of section 183 (1) of the Marine and Coastal Access Act 20091 and is the second quadrennial r ...
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November 2018: Cornwall IFCA netting questionnaire

23rd November 2018

Cornwall IFCA - proposed new netting byelaw Informal consultation We are starting to develop a new byelaw to protect salmon and sea trout from nets set in a number of areas around the Cornish coast where these fish may be ...
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