From: Dr Sean Ashworth  Deputy Chief Fisheries and Conservation Officer www.sussex-ifca.gov.uk Media Release:  Creating Sustainable Fisheries: Sussex Inshore Fisheries and Conservation Authority approves new Nearshore Trawling Byelaw At a meeting of the Sussex Inshore Fisheries & Conservation Authority yesterday, members approved a proposed new Nearshore Trawling Byelaw. The new fisheries management measures are specifically intended […]

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Proposed bass measures for 2020   UK Government / MMO TAC regulations are expected to be published in January 2020. Published 8 January 2020 The new TAC regulations are expected to be published later in January 2020. In the meantime current regulations still apply. This means that in January 2020: commercial bass fisheries limits remain as outlined in […]

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D&S IFCA   The closed fishing period for potting for Live Wrasse species is between 1st May and 15th July inclusive. After this date there is the opportunity for commercial fishers with a D&S IFCA Potting Permit to fish for Live Wrasse but there are restrictions in place. The Live Wrasse Pot Fishery is highly regulated via the […]

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