This is the report from the Derwent and West Cumbria Fisheries Advisory Committee meeting, which was held on the 31st March 1980.
The report contains sections on the minutes of the meeting held on 24th October 1979, rod and line licence duties, information on salmon coops on the River Eden and River Derwent, net and fixed engine licence duties and fishery byelaws. It also includes the report by the area fisheries officer which looks at river conditions and fishing, general comments on fish stocks at Holmwrangle Hatchery and biological work on Ennerdale char and the River Esk salmonid survey. Also covered is the monthly salmon and sea trout catches for the 1979 season.
The Fisheries Advisory Committee was part of the Regional Water Authorities, in this case the North West Water Authority. This preceded the Environment Agency which came into existence in 1996.
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