Orkney Environment

The Association is committed to the conservation and enhancement of Orkney’s aquatic environment. Our members should be the watch-dogs of the water. Any signs of deterioration and especially pollution must be reported to the Secretary.

Anglers should ensure that their fishing practices do not compromise the environment.Fuel tanks should not be topped up whilst afloat.
Members should ensure that their outboard motors are well maintained and serviced regularly. The Association recommends the use of lead free petrol in outboards
.Shore toilet facilities should be used at all times.Anglers should take great care to avoid damage to the waterside or disturbance to wildlife.
No tackle or litter should be discarded on the loch side. Particular regard should be paid to the hazards to wildlife from monofilament nylon