Draft provisions for a Wild Fisheries (Scotland) Bill/Draft Wild Fisheries Strategy: a consultation

Closed 2 May 2016

Opened 8 Feb 2016


This consultation is designed to give stakeholders an opportunity to provide feedback on the approach currently being taken as we continue to develop the legislative provisions for a Wild Fisheries (Scotland) Bill.


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Why We Are Consulting

The Scottish Government has a manifesto commitment to support and protect Scotland’s famous and valuable salmon and freshwater fisheries and to modernise the management framework.



  • All Areas


  • Anglers
  • Fishery Owners
  • Fishery Managers
  • Netsmen
  • Conservation and Environmental Groups
  • Representative Bodies


  • Business, Industry and Innovation
  • Economy
  • Environment and Climate Change
  • Public Sector
  • Marine and Fisheries