Fishermen ready for Brexit fight

Fishermen ready for Brexit fight

Port demos ‘just the start’, government and MPs warned. Fishermen have held mass port demonstrations in a show of unity to protest against the two-year Brexit transition period that could threaten the survival of many smaller boats, reports Tim Oliver.

This week's issue

This week's issue

This week's Fishing News includes: Ports Brexit Protest, Capital investment for harbour projects in Ireland, Refit to vivier-crabber Pen Glas, Increased mackerel quotas for inshore fishermen in NE Scotland, plus our regulars.

Awards tickets now on sale

Awards tickets now on sale

The Fishing News Awards 2018 will be held on May 24, and tickets can be found at fishingnewsawards.co.uk

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    Port demos ‘just the start’, government and MPs warned Fishermen have held mass port demonstrations in a show of unity to protest against the two-year Brexit transition period that could threaten the survival of many smaller boats, reports Tim Oliver…

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