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Fishing license form

Paragraph 8 of Schedule 5 of the Clyde Dockyard Port of Gareloch and Loch Long Order 2011:

1. No fishing from any vessel or by persons swimming under the water shall be carried on within the limits of the dockyard port within —

  • i. 100 metres of the walls, slipways or boundaries of any Crown Establishment; or
  • ii. 150 metres of any of His Majesty’s vessels,
  • iii. without the written permission of the King's Harbour Master.

4. Otherwise than in accordance with a written permission granted by the King's Harbour Master, no trawling or fishing by nets, whether drift or set nets, or laying of lobster and / or crab pots shall be carried out in —

  • i. the Rhu Narrows Restricted Channel;
  • ii. the Faslane Restricted Area;
  • iii. the Coulport Restricted Area; or
  • iv. the Coulport Fishing Exclusion Zone.

5. All unattended fishing equipment in respect of which a surface mark is employed must show a buoy or container with a flag, which must be fitted with a radar reflector and have the identity of the laying vessel clearly displayed.

6. All lines used in connection with lobster, prawn or crab pots or similar devices shall be non-buoyant.

7. No person shall mature, cultivate or store live fish or shellfish within the waters of the Dockyard Port otherwise than in accordance with a permission granted in writing from the King's Harbour Master.

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