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Whitby Angling Festival Spring 2016 Results And Discussion

Results From The 2016 Spring Angling Festival At Whitby Whitby Spring Angling Festival Leader – Guy Wrightson Pontefract 12lb 3 1/2 Ling Shytorque Whitby Angling Festival Day One Results (April 2nd) Guy Wrightson Pontefract 12lb 3 1/2 Ling Shytorque Steve Anscombe Whitby 6lb 8 1/2oz Cod Sea Urchin II Pete Scattergood Doncaster 2lb 13oz Cod Sea Urchin II

By |April 2nd, 2016|Boat Fishing, News|0 Comments
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€250 Million Allocated For Common Fishing Policy Reform

On 18 January 2016 the Marine Management Organisation (MMO) opened the European Maritime Fisheries Fund (EMFF) in England. The scheme brings much needed benefits to the fisheries and aquaculture sectors as well as coastal communities. Key areas of focus for the funding are to help the fishing industry to adapt to the reformed Common Fisheries [...]

By |January 22nd, 2016|Commercial Fishing, Featured|0 Comments
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2015 Sea Bass Stocks In Trouble

Seabass sinking into deep trouble as European states fail to agree on adequate rescue package - Iconic fish faces uncertain future, says Marine Conservation Society UK Bass Record - John Locker Whitby The UK’s leading marine charity, the Marine Conservation Society (MCS), says a fish that has become a restaurant favourite in recent [...]

By |September 28th, 2015|Bass Fishing, News|4 Comments
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North Sea Cod Stocks – Improving

North Sea cod - out of the red at last But nine other cod stocks are still in a bad way The iconic European cod fishery which collapsed in the 1980s and has been ailing ever since, has finally increased above dangerously low levels and hauled itself off the MCS Fish to Avoid list. As [...]

By |September 28th, 2015|Cod Fishing, Commercial Fishing, Featured|0 Comments
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Bluefin Tuna Spotted Off South West Coast

Sightings of bluefin tuna off the English South West coast have been reported to the Marine Management Organisation (MMO). On Monday a vessel escorting tourists around Mounts Bay, Penzance reported what it thought to be a group of bluefin tuna. Fishermen in the area have also spotted the shoal. The Atlantic bluefin tuna is a [...]

By |September 28th, 2015|Featured, News|0 Comments
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Stella Polaris – Shoreham Illegal Fishing

The court heard that the Stella Polaris UK22 was inspected on 10 October 2014 by the Navy fisheries enforcement vessel HMS Mersey some 40 miles south-east of Shoreham. The total catch of 16 tonnes of mixed species, including 13 tonnes of haddock, was investigated and the vessel was detained to the port of Shoreham. The [...]

By |September 28th, 2015|Featured, Illegal Fishing|0 Comments
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Whitby Angling Festival 2016

Whitby Angling Festival - The Biggest Sea Fishing Festival In The Country.

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Three Bass Bag Limit Announced For Bass Anglers

Council adopts measures to help sea bass to recover (26/03/2015) The Council has adopted measures to help sea bass recover. For recreational fishing, which accounts for 25% of sea bass mortality, the decision will mean the introduction of a limit of three fish per day per angler. Learn more about sea bass with our infographic [...]

By |March 27th, 2015|News|15 Comments
  • Bell Trophy Angler Rescued At Scarborough

Scarborough Angler Rescued In Bell Trophy Match

An angler got well and truly out of his depth and had to be rescued by Scarborough RNLI on Sunday afternoon (8 2 15). By the time the inshore lifeboat located him, he was standing on the highest part of Mascus rocks, near Scalby Mills. Wearing waders and a wax jacket, the fisherman had been [...]

By |February 8th, 2015|Featured, News, Winter Cod Fishing|1 Comment
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North East Coast Scallop Dredging Ban

PROHIBITION OF DREDGES FOR FISHING WITHIN THE NORTH EASTERN IFCA DISTRICT WITH IMMEDIATE EFFECT North Eastern Inshore Fisheries and Conservation Authority in exercise of the powers conferred upon it under section 157 of the Marine and Coastal Access Act 2009, hereby provides notification of the implementation of an emergency byelaw regulation prohibiting the use of [...]

By |February 3rd, 2015|Commercial Fishing, Featured|0 Comments
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Make Runswick Bay A Marine Protected Area

Runswick Bay / Boulby (Area 4) Runswick Bay is located north-west of Whitby and is 68km square. Runswick MCZ has a highly productive seabed and is recommended for 7 out of the 12 different seafloor habitats found here. These habitats include rock, sediment and gravel, which provide the perfect place for a variety of marine [...]

By |January 20th, 2015|Featured, News|1 Comment
  • Inshore Fisheries and Conservation Authorities Need New Members

Inshore Fisheries and Conservation Authorities Want New Members

The MMO is looking to appoint a number of members with marine experience to Inshore Fisheries and Conservation Authorities in England. Each IFCA needs members who will take a balanced approach to caring for our seas, assessing the priority and importance of all users and stakeholders. These members will contribute their knowledge and expertise to [...]

By |January 20th, 2015|Featured, News|0 Comments