Close season on English rivers retained following public consultation

August 20, 2019 | Post

The Environment Agency has decided to retain the current coarse fishing close season on English rivers. The decision follows a detailed review of the evidence and responses provided to a public consultation which indicate that removing the close season would pose a...

S&TC ask Sir David Attenborough to talk Salmon for IYS

March 22, 2019 | Post

In this International Year of the Salmon (IYS), S&TC asked Sir David Attenborough for his views on the need to protect all populations of wild salmon. The following video gives a very clear message to Governments across the Northern Hemisphere that they need to...

World Fish Migration Day 2018

December 15, 2017 | Post

World Fish Migration Day is a one day event to create worldwide awareness of the importance of freshwater migratory fish and open rivers. The event takes place around the world on April 21st World Fish Migration Day is a one day event to create worldwide awareness of...

Institute Response to the EFRA Committee Inquiry on Fisheries

November 27, 2017 | Post

The Institute has submitted a response to the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee inquiry on Fisheries. The Executive Summary to our response is below and the full submission can be found here. The Institute is also a co-signatory to the Greener UK and...

Annual General Meeting of the Institute 2016

August 5, 2016 | Post

The Annual General Meeting of the Institute will be held at the Assembly Rooms, Norwich on Tuesday October 4th 2016, commencing at 17.40. The Agenda can be downloaded here. Can I ask all IFM members attending the Norwich Conference to make every effort to attend....