Many fisheries managers have expressed concerns about the viability of their businesses and the welfare of their fish stocks as a result of restrictions caused by the Coronavirus COVID-19 outbreak. In this Lines On The Water blog, Paul Coulson from the Institute of Fisheries Management (IFM) offers some important advice for fisheries that have closed their doors during the pandemic.

Paul discusses four key areas to monitor in particular when you visit your water – water quality, algae and weed growth, health of the fish and supplementary feeding.