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WILD FISHERIES REFORM CONSULTATION – SFCA RESPONSE - 02/08/2015

The Scottish Government recently published its response to last year’s independent Wild Fisheries Review and invited views on the major policy options emerging from it. Their consultation paper, along with further information on the Wild Fisheries Reform programme, can be found … Read More >>

Publication of Wild Fisheries Reform – Consultation & Response - 12/07/2015

At the end of May Environment Minister, Aileen McLeod, published a paper which sets out the Government’s response to the independent Wild Fisheries Review and seeks views on a number of broad policy options for a new management system. The Consultation … Read More >>

WILD FISHERIES REVIEW – NEXT STEPS - 13/02/2015

After a gap of several weeks, developments are now starting to emerge in relation to the Wild Fisheries Review. SFCA has been called to give oral evidence about the Review proposals to the Rural Affairs, Climate Change and Environment (RACCE) … Read More >>

WILD FISHERIES REVIEW – UPDATE MAY ‘14 - 22/05/2014

The Scottish Government’s review of the management of freshwater fisheries in Scotland is now well under way. There is a good deal of background material on http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Topics/marine/Salmon-Trout-Coarse/fishreview , and in particular the Review team is publishing monthly progress reports on … Read More >>

WILD FISHERIES REVIEW – PROGRESS AND NEXT STEPS - 14/03/2014

Recent fisheries legislation in Scotland, such as the 2012 Aquaculture & Fisheries Act, has focussed on marine fish farms, sea fisheries and salmon fisheries. SFCA has raised concerns that action is also needed on the protection of coarse fish stocks … Read More >>