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

Thornback Ray in Lyme Bay Reserve - 20th November, 2018

An impressive Thornback Ray caught by Mark Dack during a fishing trip last Thursday out in Lyme Bay Reserve with Superdry co-founder Julian Dunkerton (pictured right) who was seeing...

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Bincombe Valley Primary School Visit - 19th November, 2018

Lyme Bay fisherman and Education Outreach Ambassador Gavin Ziemann from Axmouth visited Bincombe Valley Primary School in Weymouth, Dorset this morning to present two marine litter...

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