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FISHING WITHOUT PERMISSION – A CLARIFICATION - 06/02/2017

The recent Scottish Government announcement about changes to the Wild Fisheries Reform programme contained an item saying: “The Scottish Government has ruled out … the criminalisation of freshwater fishing without written permission”. Subsequent postings on social media suggest that some … Read More >>

SFCA JOINS THE SCOTTISH SPORTS ASSOCIATION - 30/09/2015

I am delighted to announce that at last night’s Scottish Sports Association Annual General Meeting the SFCA’s application for membership was unanimously accepted and we became the 54th Scottish Governing Body to be accepted as a member of the organistaion. … Read More >>

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 >>

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 >>