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Is Fly Shooting the new Electric Pulse?

Is Fly Shooting the new Electric Pulse?

Is Fly Shooting the new Electric Pulse? By Jerry Percy - NUFTA NUTFA has been receiving reports of the increasing number of fly shooters operating initially in the eastern Channel but now fishing as far as western waters for a couple of years now. From initial reports...

The price of starting fishing

The price of starting fishing

There was a time when it was relatively easy to become a small boat fisherman in Iceland. You only had to acquire a boat and start fishing. That is not so simple anymore. Now it requires a major investment because of the sky-high prices of fishing quotas.  ...

Regional

Is Fly Shooting the new Electric Pulse?

Is Fly Shooting the new Electric Pulse?

Is Fly Shooting the new Electric Pulse? By Jerry Percy - NUFTA NUTFA has been receiving reports of the increasing number of fly shooters operating initially in the eastern Channel but now fishing as far as western waters for a couple of years now. From initial reports...

Europe

Difficult fish talks define future relationship with EU

Difficult fish talks define future relationship with EU

Protracted annual negotiations to set total allowable catches (TACs) for shared fish stocks in the North Sea between the EU, the UK, Norway as well as the Faroe Islands are ongoing almost two months after the end of the Brexit transition period. With the UK acting as...

International

The price of starting fishing

The price of starting fishing

There was a time when it was relatively easy to become a small boat fisherman in Iceland. You only had to acquire a boat and start fishing. That is not so simple anymore. Now it requires a major investment because of the sky-high prices of fishing quotas.  ...

Research

PFD Crotch Straps

PFD Crotch Straps

Why are crotch straps a benefit when using a PFD?. Frankie Horne. RNLI Commercial Fishing Safety Manager is asking fishermen to ensure they are using their PFD's properly by ensuring that the crotch strap is correctly attached and will give maximum benefit if needed....

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