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Runswick Bay Kayak Fishing Festival

Runswick Bay Kayak Fishing Festival

Runswick Bay Kayak Fishing Match And Festival Runs Over The Weekend Of June 15th and 16th 2013. The 2 day festival of Kayak Fishing will involve : a safety course, VHf Radio course, Kayak Modification demonstration, RNLI and Coastguard Demonstrations, camping, barbecues, bar, raffles and of course the grand fishing match with masses of prizes. […]

Whitby’s East Pier Bridge – Still Unrepaired

Whitby’s East Pier Bridge – Still Unrepaired

East Pier Time Counter The east pier bridge was removed [fergcorp_cdt_single date="11th april 2001"] , and still remains un repaired today. Whitby’s east pier extension was built way back in 1913. Visitors and residents of Whitby had been able to access the extension over a small bridge from the inner stone pier. However in 2001 […]

Roy Townsend RIP

Roy Townsend RIP

Pictured here outside the Railway Station is Roy Townsend with his record breaking Esk Sea Trout. Roy was a local legend on the Esk waters and his family still live in the area. Roy held the British sea Trout record at the time with that fish, it weighed 20lb 2oz but the current record stands […]

Fleet Must Work 17 Times Harder Than It Did 100 Years Ago

Fleet Must Work 17 Times Harder Than It Did 100 Years Ago

The UK’s modern fishing fleet must work 17 times harder for the same catch as their sail-powered Victorian counterparts, a study has claimed, suggesting the decline in fish stocks is more profound than previously thought. Records of fish landings dating back to the 1880s showed UK trawlers – then fishing closer to port – landed […]

whitby photography by glenn kilpatrick