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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 – 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 >>

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 >>