The Isle of Man 2020 queen scallop season began yesterday, Wednesday 1 July, with the same catch limits as was imposed for the 2019 season.
The Isle of Man, Department of the Environment are warning people recreationally fishing for crabs and lobsters with pots that they must have a license after an increase in the number of unmarked pots being seized.
A Scottish fisherman who sailed to the Isle of Man from Oban on the promise of work has been fined £5,000 for breaching the Emergency Powers Act.
The Isle of Man seafood industry will be welcoming the news that the Tynwald Parliament has approved a scheme to help to help fishers and processors through the current COVID-19 crisis.
The ‘Fishing for Litter’ scheme, recently launched by the Isle of Man Government, has seen it’s first bags of marine litter being landed by a local fisherman.
The IOM Today website has reported that two brothers have won a High Court bid to quash the suspension of their fishing licence.