NORTH DEVON FISHERMEN'S ASSOCIATION
the voice from the fishermen, for the fishermen
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.
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.
The location of our fishing grounds and restricted areas for conservation of fish stocks
Fishing Workshop in Bristol, organised by the Countryside & Community Research Institute, University of Gloucestershire, attended by John Balls & Bruce Hamman.
SW Quota meeting in Plymouth attended by John Balls & Scott Wharton.
PUKFI meeting in Plymouth attended by John Balls.
SW Quota Advisory Group meeting in Plymouth attended by John Balls.
SW Seafish Advisory Group meeting in Plymouth attended by John Balls.
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.
NFFO/Executive Committee meeting in York to update proposals on the White Paper attended by John Balls.
Meeting re: Bass Fishery held in Plymouth attended by Tony Rutherford.
NFFO/Defra meeting in London to discuss the White Paper, attended by John Balls.