Welcome to the Regional IFG website

Regional Inshore Fisheries Groups (RIFGs) aim to improve the management of inshore fisheries in the 0-6 nautical mile zone of Scottish waters, and to give commercial inshore fishermen a strong voice in wider marine management developments.

The Regional IFG network includes:

Key documents for the RIFGs, detailing their structure & functions, decision making process etc, are available on the right-hand side of the page.

The RIFGs are non-stautory bodies and were established in 2016. They succeed the six Inshore Fisheries Groups (IFGs)  that were formerly in place from 2013-16 (more information is available here).


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