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Folkestone Pomerania Marine Conservation Zone

The Secretary of State has signed a byelaw banning the use of bottom towed fishing gear in the Folkestone Pomerania Marine Conservation Zone (MCZ); the first such byelaw of its type anywhere in Eng...
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Technical Panel meeting 27 July 2015

Kent & Essex IFCA will be holding a Technical Panel meeting in the Kent Room at Gravesham Borough Council, Civic Centre, Windmill Street, Gravesend on Monday 27 July starting at 11am. This me...
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Medway Nursery Area

KEIFCA are holding a meeting to discuss the introduction of a protected nursery area covering the saltmarsh and intertidal zone on the Isle of Grain side of the Medway. The management proposed woul...
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Twitter

Kent and Essex IFCA are now on twitter. You can follow us @KentEssexIFCA  
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Brightlingsea skipper found guilty on two counts of fishing with an over powered vessel.

Mr. Terry Stimpson appeared in front of Basildon Magistrates Court on Wendesday 22nd April charged with two counts of breaching a Kent and Essex IFCA byelaw on engine power. The byelaw was intro...
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Accounts for the year ended 31 March 2015

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...
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IFCA enforcement continues

IFCA Enforcement We are aware of concerns about a short term reduction in enforcement powers available to Inshore Fisheries and Conservation Authority (IFCA) officers. The EU ‘control’ regul...
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3 fish daily bag limit for Bass

The European Commission has now implemented a 3 fish daily bag limit for bass for all recreational fishermen as part of a package of measures being developed at EU level to address declining bass s...
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Bottom Towed Fishing Gear (Prohibted Areas) 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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River Stour Mussel Fishery Order 2015

An application has been made to DEFRA by Wash Mussels Limited to be granted an exclusive right of mussel fishery under section 1 of the Sea Fisheries (Shellfish) Act 1967. Follow this link http://w...
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