Dover sole

  • Call for research on Thames sole collapse

    Call for research on Thames sole collapse

    23rd November 2021

    A lifelong Thames fisherman and campaigner has called on George Eustice for more research to find out why sole stocks in the Thames have collapsed. Paul Gilson, newly appointed NFFO chairman and chairman of Leigh and Southend Fishermen’s Association, also…

  • Waterdance beamer trials the Sumwing

    Waterdance beamer trials the Sumwing

    9th November 2021

    The Waterdance beam trawler Margaret of Ladram, skippered by Adam Cowan-Dickie, has just completed trials of the Sumwing beam trawl, to better understand the potential fuel savings and catches compared to traditional gears. The Margaret of Ladram operates from Brixham…

  • Stocks on the increase

    Stocks on the increase

    1st October 2018

    Scottish stocks up and mortality down – SSBs ‘at record levels’ says Shetland report Key whitefish stocks in Scottish waters have expanded dramatically over the past decade, and fishing effort is at record lows, according to a major new analysis, reports…


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