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WILD FISHERIES REVIEW – REPORT PUBLISHED - 21/10/2014

The independent Review of the management of wild freshwater fisheries commissioned by the Scottish Government at the beginning of this year has now concluded with the publication of a detailed Report containing no fewer than 53 specific recommendations. You can … Read More >>

Scotland’s first Canalside Ranger takes to the Lowland Canals - 18/09/2014

Scotland’s first Canalside Ranger has taken to the towpaths and waters of the Lowland Canals in a bid to reel in more anglers and improve the experience of visitors to the waterways. Appointed by Scottish Canals and supported by the … 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 >>

Review of wild fisheries management in Scotland - 24/01/2014

On 15th January the First Minister announced that the long-promised review of wild freshwater fisheries management will commence shortly. It is to be chaired by Andrew Thin, the outgoing Chairman of Scottish Natural Heritage. The Review is scheduled to report … Read More >>