Welsh Govt Approves All-Wales Rod & Net Fishery Byelaws

Following a Planning Inspectorate Inquiry, Welsh Government has announced approval of rod and net fishing byelaws proposed by NRW. That announcement and the Inspector’s Report is available here.

The measures, to be implemented from 1 January 2020 include mandatory C&R of salmon, with some measures specific to sewin. However, we are fearful of displaced pressure on sewin, whose populations in Wales appear to be in an unprecedented, parlous state