Menu

News

Annual return 31 March 2017

Each year Kent & Essex IFCA’s annual return needs to be reviewed by an external auditor appointed by the Audit Commission. Any person interested has the right to inspect the accounts and make...
Read More »

CONSULTATION PROCESS FOR BOTTOM TOWED FISHING GEAR (PROHIBITED AREAS) BYELAW 2017

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN: The Kent and Essex Inshore Fisheries and Conservation Authority intends to apply to the Minister for the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs for confirmation ...
Read More »

5 year Strategic Evidence Plan

KEIFCA has produced a strategic evidence plan that defines the direction of the Authority’s research and evidence gathering activities and capabilities over the next five years. For a copy of thi...
Read More »

Formal consultation of MMO Margate and Long Sands European Marine Site (Specified Areas) Bottom Towed Fishing Gear Byelaw 2016

The Marine Management Organisation (MMO) is currently consulting on a new byelaw for Margate and Long Sands Site of Community Importance (SCI). The byelaw will help protect sensitive areas of the M...
Read More »

CONSULTATION PROCESS FOR ESSEX ESTUARIES BOTTOM TRAWLING (PROHIBITED AREAS) BYELAW

MARINE AND COASTAL ACCESS ACT 2009 ESSEX ESTUARIES BOTTOM TRAWLING (PROHIBITED AREAS) BYELAW  NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN: The Kent and Essex Inshore Fisheries and Conservation Authority intends ...
Read More »

THE RIVER STOUR FISHERY ORDER – SEVERAL ORDER APPLICATION BY WASH MUSSELS LIMITED

A proposal for a trial mussel fishery in the River Stour (Suffolk/Essex border) is currently being considered in a second public consultation. Defra, the consenting authority for fishery orders,...
Read More »

New commercial and recreational fishing restrictions for Bass in 2016

Throughout 2015 the European Commission has been working with member states and their scientific advisors on a range of measures to reduce bass fishing mortality. However, stocks are continuing...
Read More »

Guilty verdict upheld on appeal for fishing with an over-powered vessel in KEIFCA district

Mr. Terry Stimpson appeared in front of Basildon Crown Court on Thursday 4th February after appealing a guilty verdict of two counts of breaching a Kent and Essex IFCA byelaw on engine power. On...
Read More »

Consultation process for River Medway Nursery Area (Prohibition of Fishing) Byelaw

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN: The Kent and Essex Inshore Fisheries and Conservation Authority intends to apply to the Minister for the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs for confirmation ...
Read More »

River Medway Nursery Area (Prohibition of Fishing) Byelaw

Kent & Essex IFCA will be holding an extraordinary meeting on Friday 6 November for Members to make a new byelaw to protect fish populations, using the River Medway as a nursery area. For f...
Read More »