Regional Inshore Fisheries Groups (RIFGs) are non-statutory bodies that aim to improve the management of Scotland’s inshore fisheries out to 6 nautical miles, and to give commercial inshore fishermen a strong voice in wider marine management developments.
The development of the Inshore Fisheries Groups (IFGs) in Scotland led to the establishment of a new regional structure that commenced from April 2016. The regional structure has succeeded the IFGs that were formerly in place.
The Regional Inshore Fisheries Group network includes:
More information on the Regional IFGs is available at www.ifgs.org.uk.