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With recreational angling now permitted from tomorrow, Friday 29th May 2020, locally (within a recommended 5 mile radius of residences) we are acutely aware that there is likely to be an increase in the number of anglers wishing to fish … Read More >>

First Minister Announces return of Recreational Angling - 28/05/2020

We welcome the news that Angling has been allowed from Friday 29th May as part of the Scottish Government’s phase 1 lock down relaxation approach. Our guidance to both Anglers and Fisheries was well received by SportscotlandĀ andĀ The Scottish Government who … Read More >>

COVID-19 UPDATE – Angling to return - 18/05/2020

First Minister announces return of Angling The First Minister has just announced in her daily COVID briefing that on Thursday the Government will publish a road map charting the way that the lock-down restrictions will be eased in line with … Read More >>

COVID-19 Update – No immediate return to angling in Scotland - 11/05/2020

I am sure that you will all by now be aware that the Scottish Government has decided, based on their scientific advice, that the time is not yet right to lift the current lock-down restrictions in Scotland, other than to … Read More >>

Proposal to Re-open Angling - 03/05/2020

Since the implementation of the Governments restrictions to deal with the COVID-19 pandemic, the SFCA Executive Committee had been concerned about the impact, not only on our ability to participate in the sport we love but on the sector as … Read More >>