Paul Gilson

  • Call for bigger bass bycatch allowance

    Call for bigger bass bycatch allowance

    6th September 2022

    NFFO chairman Paul Gilson has called for an increase in the bass bycatch trawling allowance so that less is wasted, reports Tim Oliver. Bass is ‘everywhere’, he says, and the current 5t bycatch allowance for trawlers should be increased to…

  • Southend fisherman Paul Gilson

    Southend fisherman Paul Gilson

    2nd March 2018

    A man dedicated to seeing the fishing industry survive. Having spent a lifetime fishing from the Essex coast at Southend, Paul Gilson is determined to see the survival of the industry he loves so much, reports John Periam. Above: Paul returning…


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