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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 >>

WILD FISHERIES REFORM PROGRAMME SCALED DOWN! - 05/02/2017

The Scottish Government has today announced that it will not now pursue most of the key elements of the programme of reform which it had proposed to carry out as a result of the independent Wild Fisheries Review in 2014. … Read More >>

ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING – 31st MARCH 2016 - 24/03/2016

As previously announced, the SFCA AGM will take place in the Kirkintilloch Miners Club on Thursday 31st March 2016, commencing at 2000 hrs.  The meeting is open to all individual, club and corporate members of the SFCA. There have been … Read More >>

WILD FISHERIES REFORM CONSULTATION – TELL US WHAT YOU THINK - 27/02/2016

In a recent news item we drew attention to the Scottish Government consultation paper published on 8th February which sets out proposals for major changes to Scottish freshwater fisheries legislation, describes the new fisheries management organisations (FMOs) to be created … Read More >>

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 >>