Notice of Seized Fishing Gear 13th September 2022

On the 9th and 13th of September 2022 Inshore Fisheries Officers seized a number of lobster pots from the rocks around Newbiggin point under section 264 of the Marine and Coastal Access Act 2009.

These pots were set in contravention of NIFCA Byelaw 4 ‘Crustacea and Molluscs Permitting and Pot Limitation’.

If you wish to claim ownership of these pots or have any information about the setting of it, please contact the Northumberland Inshore Fisheries Conservation Authority on 01670 797 676 or email