04 February 2017
Rod Licencing U-turn

Wild Fisheries – Protecting the Rights of Anglers

The Scottish Government issued a news release yesterday relating to Wild Fisheries Reform:

Proposals to introduce rod licences and a new wild fisheries levy in Scotland will no longer be taken forward. In addition proposals to overhaul the restructure and remit of District Salmon Fishery Boards will not go-ahead, instead Scottish Government will encourage the piloting of voluntary board merges.

Full news release here.