Welcome to Devon & Severn Inshore Fisheries and Conservation Authority.



All stakeholders regardless of interest or fishing sector can engage in all of the D&S IFCA consultations

Latest news on the recent consultations and how you can be kept up to date

Diving Consultation - A three-year review of the permit conditions
(Click to view the information) 

Other Consultation News

Two seperate six-week consultations (potting and mobile fishing) ended on October 23rd 2017.More consultations relating to mobile fishing, potting and potting for "live" wrasse will take  place in January 2018 and updated information will appear on this page.

Potting Consultation. Please click here to view the information.

Mobile Fishing Consultation. Please click here to view the information.

Policy and information

D&S IFCA: Decision making & Precautionary Principle

D&S IFCA Privacy Policy

The next meeting of the D&S IFCA Full Authority is on 15th December 2017 @ Exeter Racecourse. Click to view the agenda.


Live Wrasse Fishery

Latest on the Live Wrasse Fishery

EU Projects

S-3 EUROHAB Interreg Project;     Harmful Algal Blooms to be monitored from space

Sustainable angling tourism

Netting Review

Permitting Byelaws

D&S IFCA currently has three Permit Byelaws. If you conduct mobile fishing, potting or diving (for crab, lobster or scallops) you need a permit.

We are now offering online permit applications. Click here to proceed with an application.

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