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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.

Ramsey Bay Fisheries Management Zone - 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.

For further information regarding each of these areas please consult the relevant Bye-Laws or contact:

Fisheries Directorate

Department of Environment Food and Agriculture

Thie Slieau Whallian

Foxdale Road

St John's


Telephone:+44 1624 685857

Fax:+44 1624 685851

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