Statutory guidance

Manage your fishing effort: Sole Recovery Zone 2024 to 2025

Detailed scheme rules and application forms to fish in the Sole Recovery Zone with regulated gears.


Sole Recovery Zone Days at Sea: Apply to transfer days at sea

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The following rules apply to the carriage and use of regulated gears in the Sole Recovery Zone (SRZ) for the 2024 to 2025 Management Year (which runs from 1 February 2024 to 31 January 2025), The SRZ Scheme applies to vessels of 10 meters and over in length. The rules apply in the International Council for the Exploration of the Sea (ICES) Area VIIe (Western Channel).

Published 26 June 2014
Last updated 4 December 2023 + show all updates
  1. Dates updated to the new year (2024)

  2. Updating dates ahead of the New Year

  3. 2023-2024 update

  4. Form updated: Manage your fishing effort: Sole Recovery Zone 2022 to 2023

  5. page updated to reflect changes going into 2022

  6. Page updated following changes in guidance regarding beam trawlers.

  7. Sole Recovery Zone rules updated for 2021

  8. Updated for 2020

  9. Text updated

  10. Text and form updated

  11. form updated

  12. 2018 to 2019 rules added

  13. Rules updated

  14. Dates updated

  15. Sole Recovery Zone rules for the 2015 to 2016 management year changed

  16. Sole Recovery Scheme Rules for 2015 to 2016 added

  17. First published.