Recreational Sea Angling – Public Meeting

Do you fish for sport or a hobby in Cornwall? Do you want to have a say in how the inshore waters around Cornwall are managed? Here’s your chance . . . don’t leave it to other people. “Cornwall IFCA is looking to involve as many voices

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IFCA Makeup biased . . . ?

One major criticism of the old Sea Fisheries Committees was the lack of balance in the membership. The angling sector particularly was asking for increased involvement of anglers. When the IFCAs were first established, both environmental and angling representation was increased to the detriment of the commercial

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Second batch of sea birds caught in nets

Western Morning News . . . this is Cornwall   Police are investigating the death of hundreds of sea birds which drowned after becoming entangled in fishing nets. Conservationists say they are “saddened and extremely concerned” by the incident, off the coast of St Ives – the

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Bird deaths prevent netting of fish in St Ives Bay

BBC News – cornwall The deaths of more than 100 sea birds has triggered the first use of a by-law temporarily preventing fisherman from netting fish in a Cornish bay. Cornwall Inshore Fisheries and Conservation Authority (CIFCA) said the area around St Ives Bay would be closed

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