No-take zones plan

No-take zones plan

All fishing will be banned in new zones

This week's issue

This week's issue

No-take zones plan, UK fisheries minister visits Kilkeel, Europêche blasts discards ban, Trawlermen: Celebs at Sea, Surveying & inspection of fishing vessels, REAF: a template for the future, Brussels withholds €6m cash from Irish industry, plus our regulars

Leah III

Leah III

Boddam static-gear skipper starts fishing with high-spec self-build under-10m vivier catamaran


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    Boat of the Week: Ellorah BF 12

    17th July 2019

    Each week we bring you the boat of the week, taken from Fishing News. Name: Ellorah BF 12 LOA: 18.95m Built: Macduff Shipyards 2009 Type: Twin-rig trawler Home port: Fraserburgh We’ll be back next week with our latest boat focus. Got some…

  • New Issue: Fishing News 18.07.19

    New Issue: Fishing News 18.07.19

    16th July 2019

      – No-take zones plan – Onboard with MCA surveys – Massive growth in offshore wind farms – UK fisheries minister visits Kilkeel – Europêche blasts discards ban – Tribute to Arthur Stirk Cook, 1934-2019 – Trawlermen: Celebs at Sea…

  • No-take zones plan

    15th July 2019

    DEFRA plans highly protected MPAs All fishing will be banned in new zones DEFRA is planning to introduce a number of highly protected marine areas (HPMAs), in which all fishing, and any other activity that could potentially damage marine species…

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