“As someone in ‘Alice’ advised, I’ll begin at the beginning, go on to the end, then stop. “
Wild salmon, caught by rod, has registered the third lowest numbers on record.
The European sea fish trade grew rapidly from the 16th century onwards and the waters around Scotland was the place to be.
‘A Meeting of Minds 2’ will take place on Zoom on Thursday 29 April 2021 from 10.00 to 11.30
A new campaign on man overboard prevention has launched in a bid to make the commercial fishing industry in Scotland safer.
‘When all is said and done, life is first and foremost about salt fish.’ Halldor Laxness, Salka Valda (1931)
“The Scottish Seafood Association says exports to the EU are being hit by “red tape” delays between Scotland and France.”
The Herring Lassies of Scotland were a ‘threat’ to the norms of the day where women were expected to be quiet, work in the home and certainly not travel about. They ‘took the power to themselves’ explained Professor Heddle and ‘chose a voice for themselves’.
“The utter contempt shown by Westminster to Scottish fishermen is a disgrace”
Industry experts such as the Communities Inshore Fisheries Alliance have described the current situation as ‘unacceptable’ and a threat to the livelihoods of those working in the fishing industry and its supply chains.