Leaping Salmon 2The remit, scope and structure of the wild fisheries review was today announced by Paul Wheelhouse, Minister for Environment and Climate Change.

The review will look at how to manage, conserve and develop our wild fisheries to maximise the sustainable benefit of Scotland’s wild fish resources to the country as a whole and particularly to rural areas.

Mr Wheelhouse also announced today there will be a three person panel, chaired by Andrew, and includes Jane Hope and Michelle Francis. The panel will be supported by a Technical Advisory Group comprising of representatives from Marine Scotland Science, Scottish Natural Heritage, Scottish Environmental Protection Agency and the Institute of Fisheries Management, who will provide technical advice and support where necessary.