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The annals of the fishing industry are sprinkled with stories of youngsters going to sea but not many can claim to hold a commercial skipper’s ticket while still at high school. Matt Howden did…
At 32, Sam Hayes has been earning his living from fishing for more than half his life – and going to sea for longer than that.
One of the main areas that will be affecting all fishers in the next 12 months is electronic reporting and I think once the fishermen get past the concerns around the security of their intellectual…
Curly Brown’s passion for the fishing industry is clear. Get him talking and it’s not long before the old Rolling Stones line comes to mind: “If you start me up I’ll never stop.”
It has been a busy time for the Federation over the past months as we get our heads around electronic reporting and now, the recently released consultation document Your Fisheries – Your Say.
After more than 35 years of fishing, Tony Roach is more positive than ever about the industry’s future – and looking forward to the benefits of electronic monitoring.