Mourne Herring Fishery 2020

DAERA has announced that licences for the Mourne Herring Fishery will be available from Monday 07 September 2020.

The Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs (DAERA) has announced that licences for the Mourne Herring Fishery will be available from Monday 07 September 2020.

Fishing will be restricted to boats not exceeding 40ft (12.2 metres) in overall length using drift nets with a minimum mesh size of 54 mm in accordance with EC Regulation 850/98. 

Boats of over 40ft (12.2 metres) in overall length are not allowed to take part in this fishery.

The Mourne Herring quota for British registered fishing vessels in 2020 has been set at 58 tonnes. 

Weekend fishing for Mourne Herring will once again not be permitted in 2020.

Application forms are available from your local Port Office. All licence applications must be accompanied by a copy of the current Certificate of Registry issued under The Merchant Shipping Act 1995.

 Source: DAERA

Brian J McMullin Solicitors
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DAERA announce Mourne Herring Fishery 2020 Applications

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