Jersey fishermen claim French boats are ‘decimating’ seabed off coast of the Channel Island

French fishing boats spotted off the coast of a British Channel Island are continuing to ‘decimate’ the seabed with unsustainable ‘industrial fishing methods’, officials say. Don Thompson, president of the Jersey Fishermen’s Association, made the comments after multiple vessels appeared a few miles off the coast. He said that some of the boats had up to … Read more

Who singer Roger Daltrey applies for alcohol licence to sell beer to fishermen at his trout farm

Who wants a pint? Rock frontman Roger Daltrey applies for alcohol licence to sell beer to fishermen at his trout farm Roger Daltrey has applied for a licence to serve alcohol at East Sussex trout farm Several locals have objected raising concern over potential for noise nuisance  Daltrey’s bid to be considered by Rother District … Read more

A massive great white shark thrashes around on a Florida beach after being caught by fishermen

Moment a massive great white shark thrashes around on a Florida beach after being reeled in by fishermen The great white shark was caught off the shores near Portofino Island last week It took almost 40 minutes to reel the huge creature in before it was released Great white sharks are considered a vulnerable species … Read more

US agency considers allowing fishermen to fire paintballs at endangered seals stealing their fish 

Commercial fishers in Hawaii have had enough of monk seals stealing their catches, damaging their gear and even threatening their crew. But the hefty marine mammals are an endangered species, leading federal officials to look for non-lethal deterrents. The National Marine Fisheries is proposing fisherman shoot the endangered seals with paintballs and sponge grenades. However, … Read more

Cornish fishermen rebrand their catches to persuade UK customers to buy them

Cornish fisherman are to cast aside the names of two of their most common catches and rebrand them in a bid to lure in more customers. Local industry chiefs fear the names ‘spider crab’ and ‘megrim’ might be putting customers off. In a bid to drum up more UK business in the wake of Brexit, … Read more

Fishermen float down Amazon River in FRIDGE after boat capsizes

Three fishermen found floating down the Amazon River inside a FRIDGE after their vessel capsized are rescued by Brazilian Navy Brazilian Navy officers rescued three fishermen found inside a refrigerator in the Amazon River on Wednesday The men found refuge in the ice box after their vessel sank near the Pará city of Santarem The … Read more

Fishermen threaten to dump rotten seafood in Downing Street unless PM sorts Brexit export delays

Furious fishermen threaten to dump rotting seafood in Downing Street unless Boris Johnson sorts out delays to exports since Brexit UK seafood exporters have faced a ‘perfect storm’ of problems since January 1 IT problems, bureaucracy and confusion have all played a part in trade hold-ups Reports made about shellfish rotting in ports meaning they … Read more

Fishermen blast post-Brexit ‘brick wall of bureaucracy’ that is seeing British fish left to rot

British fish are being left to rot because of a post-Brexit ‘brick wall of bureaucracy in French ports, fishing leaders have warned. They lashed out at new ‘obstacles’ slowing exports via Calais and Boulogne under the agreement made between the UK and EU in December. Some consignments have been delayed for up to 48 hours, … Read more

Like Bambi on ice! Fishermen risk their lives to rescue baby deer stranded on frozen lake

Like Bambi on ice! Fishermen risk their lives to rescue baby deer stranded on frozen lake Firefighter Bransen Jackson, from Utah, was on ice fishing trip at Panguitch Lake  The fawn is seen desperately trying to get to its feet as the friends neared closer   Fishermen gently lower the fawn onto the solid ground at the … Read more

Fishermen receive ‘major funding package’ to help them take advantage of Brexit pledges Michael Gove

Fishermen will receive ‘a major funding package’ to help them take advantage of Brexit, Michael Gove pledges Cabinet Office minister insisted new trade agreement was ‘best possible deal’  Fishing leaders have accused Boris Johnson of betrayal for the compromise   Mr Gove said it gives the UK ‘control over who comes into our territorial waters’  By Daily … Read more