Legal Requirements for Anglesey Gill Netting.

by Jon
(Liverpool)

Can you tell me what are the legal requirements for setting gill nets around the coast of Anglesey?


This is a question about gill netting on a strictly non-commerical basis with just a single net.




Dear Jon

I had a conversation with a Marine Officer of Anglesey County Council on your behalf the other day.

First of all, there is absolutely no reason why you cannot engage in a bit of non-commercial gill-netting in well-defined areas on the Anglesey Coast and the Menai Straits.

However, you will need a licence and of course there are specific requirements on the net that you can use.

I have been advised to direct you to the North Western & North Wales Sea Fisheries Committee website for their guidance.

Here you will find the relevant byelaws, designated area maps and gill net dimensions and restrictions.

I hope that this information is of use to you and other fishing colleagues.

Be Safe! It's only a hobby.

North Western & North Wales Sea Fisheries Committee. Click Here for the link

Wil

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Feb 23, 2013
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by: Dave

You do not require a license for netting either with a boat or off the beaches. The law states you may not sell any fish you catch using a powered vessel, you may however sell any fish you catch beach netting or using a rowing/sailing boat.You will have to check that netting is permitted on which ever beach you want to fish, there are no netting areas, and the above office can tell you where these are. You may not set a net exceeding 270 metres in length, you may not set a net across a channel, and you must have a buoy with your contact details marking your net.







Thanks for that clarification, Dave.

Happy Christmas to you and your family and friends.

Wil

Jul 20, 2010
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by: Anonymous

You don't need a licence to use a gill net on the beach or from a non powered boat.




Dear Ann

Thanks for that.

I'm sure that you'll have noticed that the link offered is to a legitimate site.

I assume that the information contained therein is equally legitimate. May I respectfully suggest that you contact that site to offer your views.

Wil


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