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RECREATIONAL BASS FISHING

Please note that recreational fisheries for bass, including from shore, in ICES divisions 4b, 4c, 6a, 7a to 7k are limited to catch-and-release only during 1 November to 31 December 2019. For m...
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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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Consultation Process for Blackwater, Crouch, Roach and Colne Estuaries Marine Conservation Zone Native Oyster Fishery Flexible Permit 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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ANNUAL RETURN 31 MARCH 2018

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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New byelaw – Margate and Long Sands SCI

The Bottom Towed Fishing Gear (Prohibited Areas) Byelaw has been updated. From 1 February 2018 the prohibited areas within this byelaw now include Pan Sand Hole, Knob Channel and East Margate S...
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