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Calling all Loch Ken anglers – please help - 11/02/2016

Over the last few months we have been in contact with Jamie Ribbens, the senior biologist at Galloway Fisheries Trust (GFT), to explore how the coarse angling sector might become involved in some work the Trust plans to carry out … Read More >>

WILD FISHERIES REFORM – UPDATE AND KEY ISSUES - 09/12/2015

SFCA continues to be actively involved in developments emerging from 2014’s Wild Fisheries Review, which are now brigaded together as the Wild Fisheries Reform programme (WFR). Over the last few months we have participated at the Scottish Government’s invitation in … 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 >>

Proposed new National Park byelaws – another threat to our sport - 03/05/2015

Late in 2014 the Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park Authority issued a consultation proposing several new byelaws, including a provision that would prevent overnight camping on most of the Trossachs lochs except at designated sites. This follows on from … 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 >>