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Welcome to the Scottish Creel Fishermen's Federation
Welcome to the Scottish Creel Fishermen’s Federation (SCFF) website. SCFF is the national trade association for the creel fishing industry, a traditional and sustainable form of coastal fishing for shell fish that supports more jobs around the coastline of Scotland than any other type of fishery.

Creel Fishing
Creel fishing (also known as Potting) is referred to as a ‘passive’ or ‘static’ form of fishing as the baited creels are dropped from the boat to the seabed where they soak until they are next retrieved by the vessel. The main species targeted in Scotland are prawns, lobster and crabs. Different bait is used depending on what species is being targeted.

The creel is generally made of round steel bar which is plastic coated and then covered with netting. Target species enter via small netted tunnels on either side of the creel.

Scottish Creel Fishermen's Federation: A Creel


Scottish Creel Fishermen's Federation

Projects that are seeking recruitment from vessels in the nwifg area
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Introduction to Commercial Fishing Courses planned for New Year. For those interested, please see link below and contact Lachie Paterson.

Fishing Industry Training Association

 

SCFF Sponsored by:

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If you would like to sponsor SCFF or advertise here, please Contact Us

SCFF:
The SCFF is a self funded body working towards.

Representing Creel Fishermen
Promoting Sustainable Fishing
Strengthening The Creel Industry
 

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