The following selection of photographs taken by David Linkie illustrate some of the action characteristic of the Moray Firth squid fishery.

Above: Squid swing aboard Ocean Trust.

Action from the Moray Firth Squid Fishery

Golden Sceptre and Ocean Reward IV towing as the harvest ripens in the fields onshore.

Action from the Moray Firth Squid Fishery

Taking the bag aboard Ocean Trust.

Action from the Moray Firth Squid Fishery

Benarkle II shooting away off Findochty.

Action from the Moray Firth Squid Fishery

Radiance towing west off Portknockie.

Action from the Moray Firth Squid Fishery

Defiance and Radiance prepare to shoot away.

Action from the Moray Firth Squid Fishery

Transcend towing off Portknockie.

Action from the Moray Firth Squid Fishery

Transcend hauling as Radiance tows past on the inside.

Action from the Moray Firth Squid Fishery

Transcend spreading the single trawl well.

Transcend spreading the single trawl well.

Golden Sceptre heaves up off Logie Head after hitting heavy weed.

Action from the Moray Firth Squid Fishery

Taking the bag forward on Benarkle II.

Action from the Moray Firth Squid Fishery

The Shetland seiner/trawler towing west past Cullen.

Action from the Moray Firth Squid Fishery

Zenith towing.

Action from the Moray Firth Squid Fishery

Defiance preparing to shoot.

Action from the Moray Firth Squid Fishery

Transcend towing further offshore.

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The following selection of photographs taken by David Linkie illustrate some of the action characteristic of the Moray Firth squid fishery.

Above: Squid swing aboard Ocean Trust.

Action from the Moray Firth Squid Fishery

Golden Sceptre and Ocean Reward IV towing as the harvest ripens in the fields onshore.

Action from the Moray Firth Squid Fishery

Taking the bag aboard Ocean Trust.

Action from the Moray Firth Squid Fishery

Benarkle II shooting away off Findochty.

Action from the Moray Firth Squid Fishery

Radiance towing west off Portknockie.

Action from the Moray Firth Squid Fishery

Defiance and Radiance prepare to shoot away.

Action from the Moray Firth Squid Fishery

Transcend towing off Portknockie.

Action from the Moray Firth Squid Fishery

Transcend hauling as Radiance tows past on the inside.

Action from the Moray Firth Squid Fishery

Transcend spreading the single trawl well.

Transcend spreading the single trawl well.

Golden Sceptre heaves up off Logie Head after hitting heavy weed.

Action from the Moray Firth Squid Fishery

Taking the bag forward on Benarkle II.

Action from the Moray Firth Squid Fishery

The Shetland seiner/trawler towing west past Cullen.

Action from the Moray Firth Squid Fishery

Zenith towing.

Action from the Moray Firth Squid Fishery

Defiance preparing to shoot.

Action from the Moray Firth Squid Fishery

Transcend towing further offshore.

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