Welcome to

North Western IFCA

The North Western Inshore Fisheries and Conservation Authority (NWIFCA) is the lead statutory regulator responsible for the protection of the marine environment and sustainable use of fisheries all along the coast of North West England and within its inshore waters.

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We all share the same vision

All Inshore Fisheries and Conservation Authorities share the same vision, “to lead, champion and manage a sustainable marine environment and inshore fisheries by successfully securing the right balance between social, environmental and economic benefits to ensure healthy seas, sustainable fisheries and a viable industry”.