Features

  • Notus Echo – the world’s first shellfish detector

    Notus Echo – the world’s first shellfish detector

    16th May 2019

    The new Notus Echo real-time monitoring system finally provides an answer to one of the main questions frequently asked by the skipper of any shellfish trawler: “Where am I catching shellfish on my tow?” The real-time monitoring system detects the…

  • Last of the Hunters – Skipinnish tribute to fishing industry

    Last of the Hunters – Skipinnish tribute to fishing industry

    10th May 2019

    Top Scottish band Skipinnish has paid tribute to the fishing industry on its forthcoming album Steer by the Stars with a new song entitled Last of the Hunters. The song traces different aspects of fishing history, and makes reference to…

  • Skipper Expo Int Aberdeen 2019 – 17-18 May

    Skipper Expo Int Aberdeen 2019 – 17-18 May

    9th May 2019

    Over 210 exhibiting companies from 19 different countries will be exhibiting at Skipper Expo Int Aberdeen 2019 on Friday 17 and Saturday 18 May This will be the biggest Skipper Expo Int Aberdeen, highlighting the underlying optimism in Scottish fishing today. Sponsored…

  • Proud day for Kirkella and Hull at Greenwich

    Proud day for Kirkella and Hull at Greenwich

    3rd May 2019

    Kirkella left Tilbury on Tuesday afternoon to head up the river Thames and pass through Tower Bridge, turning in the Pool of London before mooring off Greenwich, just a few hundred yards from the iconic tea clipper Cutty Sark, reports…

  • Slipper limpets – slipping and sliding in the Wash

    Slipper limpets – slipping and sliding in the Wash

    2nd May 2019

    A pre-emptive strike is underway on the east coast. John Worrall reports It’s a good place for shellfish, the Wash. Most things with a shell like to be there. Swirling currents stir food brought in by four sizeable rivers, and…

  • The revival of sailing cobles at Bridlington

    The revival of sailing cobles at Bridlington

    26th April 2019

    At the turn of the 20th century, the town of Bridlington, East Yorkshire, had developed into a popular seaside resort, like many others around the coastline of Britain. Postcards from that era show the promenades and harbour piers thronged with…

  • Readers’ Photos

    Readers’ Photos

    25th April 2019

    Readers are invited to email photographs of any subject related to the fishing industry – action shots at sea, colourful harbour scenes, night-time shots, amusing images, etc. These photographs have been sent in by Fishing News readers. Although the number…

  • Inshore Corner with Phil Lockley

    Inshore Corner with Phil Lockley

    19th April 2019

    Don’t switch off! In the successful rescue of Brixham beam trawler crewman Reegan Green, his safe passage home resulted from the superb work of Emilia Jayne’s skipper Jason Holden, his crewmen, and most importantly, the priceless SAR helicopter team. But…

  • Kilkeel ‘Cookery School of the Year’

    Kilkeel ‘Cookery School of the Year’

    12th April 2019

    Mourne Seafood Cookery School won the prestigious title of Cookery School of the Year for the second time in four years at the The Food Awards Northern Ireland 2019. The awards ceremony was held on 26 March at the Crowne…