West coast demersal changes – time to set right a broken fisheries policy with commercial licence buy-back scheme

From tomorrow (Wednesday 1 February) the west coast demersal fishery will be closed to recreational fishing until the end of March as part of new changes introduced by the Government in December (see below for more details about the rule changes). Recfishwest called for this late summer closure as it coincides with part of the … Continue reading West coast demersal changes – time to set right a broken fisheries policy with commercial licence buy-back scheme