Pictures taken on the 3rd August 2011. Bob Marsden at 81 years young still catching Salmon and sea trout in his nets off Whitby. Bob says his wife thinks its time he called it a day, Bob says he isnt so sure about that.
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 twice [...]
Whitby RNLI volunteers rescue crew from grounded trawler Date: 15/10/2010 Author: Alison Levett, Divisional Media Relations Manager Whitby RNLI’s all-weather and inshore lifeboats helped rescue the crew of a stricken trawler which later sank off the North Yorkshire coast this morning (Friday 15 October). The fishing vessel Defiant ran aground a mile north of Sandsend early [...]