The Lyme Bay Fisheries and Conservation Reserve is a Marine Reserve in Lyme Bay in which multiple uses such as fishing are allowed as long as none are damaging to the seabed or to nature conservation.

Our mission is to forge links between fishermen, conservationists, regulators and scientists in order to maintain a healthy, productive and sustainable Marine Reserve within the bay. Our vision is to achieve a well-managed Marine Reserve within the bay that will benefit fishermen and conservationists alike.

The Reserve has three wins; to implement best practice in protecting the biodiversity of Lyme Bay, to implement best practice in managing fish and shellfish stocks and in creating long-term benefits for coastal communities around the bay.

Latest News and Events

Fishing village of Beer, Devon - 7th June, 2019

If you're ever visiting the picture-postcard village of Beer, Devon nestled in Lyme Bay on the 95-mile long Jurassic Coast be sure to pop in to Beer Fisheries and buy...

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Schools Outreach Programme - 4th June, 2019

Fisherman and Schools Outreach Ambassador Gavin Ziemann visited Thorverton Primary School in Exeter yesterday to present the popular Marine Litter presentation...

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