Features

  • Readers’ Photos

    Readers’ Photos

    22nd August 2019

    The selection of photographs shown on this page have been sent in by Fishing News readers. Readers are invited to email (dave@linkie.co.uk) photographs of any subject related to the fishing industry – action shots at sea, colourful harbour scenes, night-time…

  • Inshore Corner with Phil Lockley

    Inshore Corner with Phil Lockley

    9th August 2019

    Through the Gaps! If you want to keep up with the daily happenings at Newlyn, with pictures and gossip from the port’s fishing industry, then the informative ‘Through the Gaps’ is the place to go: blog.through-the-gaps.co.uk Run by ex-skipper Larry…

  • PM Brexit fishing pledge

    PM Brexit fishing pledge

    5th August 2019

    Johnson guarantees no Brexit fisheries and trade link ‘We’ll leave CFP by December 2020’ Prime minister Boris Johnson has pledged that fisheries will not be traded away in Brexit negotiations, and that access to markets will not be linked to…

  • SeaFit delivers dental pain relief at Poole

    SeaFit delivers dental pain relief at Poole

    1st August 2019

    Fishermen and their families at Poole were relieved of dental pain thanks to the SeaFit programme, which provided free dental checks and emergency treatment on the quayside last month. Image: Fishermen’s Mission superintendent Nick O’Neill with fisherman Chris Skinner after…

  • Valkyrie II and the single-ended spoils of war

    Valkyrie II and the single-ended spoils of war

    26th July 2019

    At West Mersea, it’s about self-containment in the battle for survival. John Worrall reports It’s summer in Essex, and the wind turbines turn more slowly. They don’t surrender the fishing ground they have taken, but if they are working for…

  • Westward Ho returns to Faroe from Shetland

    Westward Ho returns to Faroe from Shetland

    25th July 2019

    A flotilla of seven historic Faroese fishing boats that put in to Lerwick last month, as part of a trip commemorating 100 years of the Faroese flag, have since returned home to the Faroe Islands, reports David Linkie. Main Image…