This matter will be of interest to anyone who fishes for and/or has an interest in the salmon and sea trout populations and fisheries in North East England, their conservation and management.

We are now advertising our preferred option for the future management of the net fishery to give people a further opportunity to provide us with any further information they think is relevant to our decision making.

You can respond by e-mail or by post direct to DEFRA using the details below:

Migratory & Freshwater Fisheries, Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs,1st Floor, 2 Marsham Street, London. SW1P 4DF

or at

All responses must be received by 25 November 2022.