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NORTH DEVON FISHERMEN'S ASSOCIATION

the voice from the fishermen, for the fishermen

Image © Libby Ross

Our mission is to support a sustainable fishery. Enhancing current methods of commercial fishing to make the North Devon fishing sector more profitable; using research and conservation measures to stimulate new ideas and growth.

WHO WE ARE

The North Devon Fishermen’s Association (NDFA) was born from the Bideford Trawlermen’s Association and formed in 2006.

 

NORTH DEVON'S CATCH

 In total, there are up to 42 different species caught and landed by the NDFA fishing fleet.

 

LATEST NEWS

Find out what our members have been doing and the latest news for the local fishing sector

 

WHAT WE DO

We ensure that fishing methods are up to date, introducing new and innovative methods of sustainably catching fish.

BECOME A MEMBER

We will represent North Devon fishermen and
will attend key meetings and conferences,
to ensure our voice is heard.

 

LOCATION

The location of our fishing grounds and restricted areas for conservation of fish stocks

 

LATEST NEWS...

13/10/18

Torquay meeting involving Nigel Farage and Jacob Rees-Mogg regarding 'Keep the Pressure on for the Leave, which means Leave, campaign'. NDFA represented by Scott Wharton and Tony Rutherford.

 

26/09/18

NFFO/Executive Committee meeting in York to update proposals on the White Paper attended by John Balls.

 

26/09/18

Meeting re: Bass Fishery held in Plymouth attended by Tony Rutherford.

 

04/09/18

NFFO/Defra meeting in London to discuss the White Paper, attended by John Balls.

 

15/08/18

South West Quota meeting in Plymouth attended by John Balls.

 

10/08/18

Fishing For Leave meeting in Glasgow to discuss the White Paper attended by Scott Wharton and John Balls.

 

12/06/18

NFFO/Executive committee meeting in London to discuss the White Paper, attended by John Balls.

 

23/05/18

Seafish meeting in Plymouth attended by John Balls.

 

31/01/18

NDFA represented at the South West NFFO meeting in Plymouth by John Balls.