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Covid-19 Inshore Fisheries and Conservation Authorities (IFCAs) updates for the Inshore Fishing Community

The Covid-19 situation is ever changing here in the UK and it is very important that everyone is aware of the latest advice from the UK Government and the health information from the NHS. We rec...
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Covid-19 – closure of offices

Kent & Essex IFCA are working hard to maintain essential services whilst protecting our own workforce during this very uncertain time.  Our offices in Brightlingsea and Ramsgate are closed...
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Formal Consultation – Minimum Sizes Byelaw

Formal Consultation - Minimum Sizes Byelaw Kent & Essex IFCA is undertaking a formal consultation for the Minimum Sizes Byelaw. This byelaw intends to protect fish and shellfish stocks throu...
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BASS FISHING

Council Regulation (EU) 2020/123 for TACs & Quotas was released on 27 January 2020, specifying quotas for all stocks and introducing new bass regulations for 2020.  https://eur-lex.europa.eu/e...
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NOTICE OF CONCLUSION OF AUDIT

The audit of accounts for the year ended 31 March 2019 has been concluded and the accounts have been published. The Annual Return is available for inspection on application to; Mr Joel Cook (Cle...
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Consultation on Vessel Length and Towed Fishing Gear Engine Power Byelaw

Notice is hereby given that the Kent and Essex Inshore Fisheries and Conservation Authority intends to apply to the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs for confirmation of a ...
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FISH, MOLLUSC AND CRUSTACEA MINIMUM SIZE EMERGENCY BYELAW 2019

Kent and Essex IFCA has, in conjunction with Northumberland, North Eastern and Eastern IFCAs, made an emergency byelaw in relation to the minimum conservation reference size for certain marine orga...
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Notice of conclusion of audit

The audit of accounts for the year ended 31 March 2018 has been concluded and the accounts have been published. The Annual Return is available for inspection on application to; Mr Joel Cook (Cle...
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New Bass regulations

The European Union has announced an amendment to Council Regulation (EU) 2018/120 as regards fishing opportunities for European seabass. From 1 October to 31 December 2018 in recreational fisher...
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DEFRA REPORT TO PARLIAMENT ABOUT THE CONDUCT OF IFCAS

The Defra Secretary of State has a statutory obligation under the Marine and Coastal Access Act (MACCA) 2009 to prepare a report into the conduct and operation of IFCAs every four years, which is l...
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