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The Scottish Fishermen's Federation (SFF) was formed in 1973 to preserve and promote the collective interests of Scotland’s fishermen's associations. The Federation plays an active role in advancing the interests of Scottish fishermen at national and international levels by lobbying government officials in Edinburgh, London and Brussels. The Federation also plays a key role in helping to inform: fisheries science; the management of the marine environment; inshore fisheries management; marine spatial planning; marine safety regulations and industry recruitment and training programmes.

The Federation umbrella covers nine geographical/sectoral constituent associations representing more than 500 vessels from inshore creel boats to pelagic trawlers. The associations are:

Published November - distributed to membership during December 2013.

30th October 2013

SFF Newsletter Autumn 2013

Latest News

22nd April 2014

SFF Letter dated 21st April 2014 to:-

Richard Lochhead MSP Cabinet Secretary for Rural Affairs & Environment; and,

George Eustice MP, DEFRA Minister for Natural Environment & Fisheries


Fishing for the Truth

Fishing for the Truth