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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...

EU Exit Carnage Inflicted On The UK Fishing Industry

EU Exit Carnage Inflicted On The UK Fishing Industry

NUFTA CEO Jerry Percy looks back at the fallout from the Brexit Deal Fishing was the undoubted poster boy for Brexit, underpinned by expansive promises from senior Government officials of taking back control, being an independent coastal state and benefiting from a...

Latest Home and Dry Campaign Launched

Latest Home and Dry Campaign Launched

‘Home and Dry’- the campaign sharing vital messages about safety at sea – is reminding those working on  fishing vessels to take three simple steps to reduce the risk of death from falling overboard. Over the recent winter, seven fishermen tragically lost their lives...

NFFO Slams Dogger Bank Trawling Ban

NFFO Slams Dogger Bank Trawling Ban

NFFO accuses MMO of taking a Sledgehammer approach to Fishing in MPAs    In a shocking development, the Marine Management Organisation has announced that intends to ban all forms of towed bottom gears in the Dogger Bank SAC and the majority of three other...

“Desperately Poor” Brexit fisheries deal says SFF Chief

“Desperately Poor” Brexit fisheries deal says SFF Chief

Letter from SFF chief executive to Prime Minister SFF chief executive Elspeth Macdonald has today written to the Prime Minister voicing the industry's anger over the mounting financial losses faced by vessels on top of the "desperately poor" Brexit fisheries deal....