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Archive for February 10th, 2009

Ex skipper fined

Feb 10th, 2009 | By ssacn | Category: Catching sector

A former skipper and part-owner of a north-east fishing boat was fined £12,000 yesterday for recording false information on a logsheet in January 2007.
The logsheet showed that about 216cwt, or 11 tonnes, of monkfish had been taken in a single fishing operation lasting one hour - fishery officers disbelieved the figure and Skipper Gatt admitted [...]



Mr Borg says ‘Non’

Feb 10th, 2009 | By ssacn | Category: Highlight

To Article47 affecting shore anglers, boat anglers must wait - see below.
According to Mr Borg, the most famous words contained in the proposed legislation must be the words “recreational fishing”. In some Member States our proposals in this regard have been misinterpreted alarming citizens that the Commission wants to start controlling millions of hobby anglers [...]



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