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  • New issue: Fishing News 23.03.17

    New issue: Fishing News 23.03.17

    21st March 2017

    This week in Fishing News you will find: • Industry leaders warn of discards ban chaos • Scottish government aims to grab fisheries control • Heroes of the sea honoured • New ice pant for Scrabster • Feature: CFL Hunter –…

  • Industry leaders warn of discards ban chaos

    Industry leaders warn of discards ban chaos

    20th March 2017

    Radical action needed to cope with choke species. Above: The common dab (Limanda limanda) is native to shallow seas around Northern Europe. Industry leaders north and south of the border are warning of a catastrophic situation if radical steps are…

  • Bass track record hope

    Bass track record hope

    17th March 2017

    Brussels queries UK bass track record rules. Aim is to stop extra fishing pressure Commission tells LIFE. The European Commission is questioning the transfer of bass track records from the licence to the boat and the inability to transfer track…

  • Boat news: March 2017

    Boat news: March 2017

    16th March 2017

    CFL Hunter – advanced diesel-electric longliner for Falklands Islands Above: CFL Hunter ready for launch at the Nodosa shipyard – and the month-long delivery trip to the Falkland Islands. The recent launch of the 59.5m state-of-the-art freezer longliner CFL Hunter FK…

  • New issue: Fishing News 16.03.17

    New issue: Fishing News 16.03.17

    15th March 2017

    This week in Fishing News you will find: • Bass track record hope • Crew safely rescued on Shetland trawler • New boats: CFL Hunter and Mylarose • Solent netters defend fishery • Nation urged to get hooked on seafood • Poole Harbour fishermen progress…

  • Boat of the Week: Sharon Rose SY 190

    Boat of the Week: Sharon Rose SY 190

    15th March 2017

    Each week we bring you the boat of the week, taken from Fishing News. Name: Sharon Rose SY 190 LOA: 16.9m Built: Herd & Mackenzie Ltd Buckie 1979 Type: Twin-rig trawler Home port: Stornoway We’ll be back next week with our…

  • Fishermen’s Memorial fund gets boost from local high school

    Fishermen’s Memorial fund gets boost from local high school

    10th March 2017

    Pittenweem Fishermen’s Memorial Fund received a generous £390 donation from pupils at Waid Academy, Anstruther following a Disney Dress Down Day. Organised by the Waid Academy Charities Committee, pupils were encouraged to dress up and raise money for the memorial…

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