Closed or restricted area maps
Notice to Potters
Special licence has been issued for the Ramsey Bay Fisheries Management Zone to fish for king scallops within the designated area (shown in Chart 1), effective from Monday, 12th December 2016 until Friday, 13th January 2017, inclusive of those dates. This licence is conditional that fishing must only take place within the designated fishing ground identified as B7,C7 and D7 and B3, B4 and B5, as shown in Chart 1.
There are a number of bye-laws in place to protect Scallops in certain areas within the Isle of Man Territorial Sea
There are currently SEVEN closed or restricted areas.
- Port Erin
- Laxey Bay
- Niarbyl Bay
- Baie Ny Carrickey (Port St Mary)
- Ramsey Bay (Ramsey Marine Nature Reserve)
- Scallop Fishery (All Island)
For further information regarding each of these areas please consult the relevant Bye-Laws or contact:
Department of Environment Food and Agriculture
Thie Slieau Whallian
+44 1624 685857
+44 1624 685851