Fishing Boats

How do European Fishing Quotas Work?

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European Fishing Quotas The Common Fisheries Policy (CFP) regulates fishing in the European Union (EU) and was created to manage fish stock. The commission is responsible for setting quotas for each EU member state regarding the number of fish for each species that may be caught. The commission also encourages the fishing industry through market […]

Examining Fishing Boats From Around the World

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The inseparable bond between beings living on the land and the water that surrounds them are older than time itself, and man is no different in sharing this connection. A source of hydration and cleanliness, a metaphor for stilled introspection, and of course, for food. Humans have been building boats for over 11,000 years for […]

Buying a commercial fishing boat, the basics

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Whatever a person’s preferred method of commercial fishing is, a quality fishing boat for sale designed to fit an angler’s needs is a necessity for successful and safe fishing forays. Unfortunately, there can be an overwhelming number of boats for sale. What is worse is that people often do not know how to purchase a […]

8 Essential Apps for Fishing Boat Users

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Whether an individual has been working on commercial boats their entire life or simply in the market for the first time to find fishing boats for sale, there’s a good chance that heading out onto the open waterways to catch fish is a huge part of their life. It’s important to note, however, that technology […]

Our guide to fishing nets

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A Guide to Fishing Nets   Commercial fishing gear includes all types of nets, hooks and lines, traps, grappling devices and stunning or stupefying devices. The right commercial fishing net can make all the difference when you want to catch a certain type of fish and avoid “bycatch,” which refers to environmental consequences based on […]

The World’s Largest Catches: What You Don’t Want to Hook on Your Fishing Line

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Every fisher has had their share of big catches. We have all had that moment where we feel our line get heavy and we reel it in with excitement, ready to see the big one on the end of our hook only to find that our big catch is not even a fish at all. […]

Jobs on Fishing Boats - useful guide

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Fishing Boat Careers   Whether you’re looking for a high-paying career that brings adventure, a chance to get away from the normal nine to five job, or a thriving industry that brings high risk and reward, commercial fishing is a great choice. There are many different kinds of commercial fishing careers, in many different locations. […]

Essential Safety Equipment for Fishing Boat Owners

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Skippers of all sizes and types of fishing boats and vessels in the UK and Europe that catch ocean fish have multiple important responsibilities including the safety of their crew members and their vessels. In addition, they must be well prepared to navigate their fishing routes and areas carefully, always maintaining full awareness of the […]

Largest Fishing Boats in the World

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Which ones are the largest fishing boats ever built? Well, that depends on where they are used for fishing and what they fish. All types of anglers will be able to appreciate these boats, which are on top of the list. Each of these boats below is special and is a fishing machine. • Cornelis […]

Buying Your First Fishing Boat

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Spending some time out on the water fishing is about as pleasant an activity as there is. They key to enjoying your time out on the water is to have the right equipment. You need the right fishing pole, reel and tackle. Even more importantly, you need the right boat. A great fishing boat will […]

Fish in the North Sea

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Fishing has been an important part of life for communities around the North Sea for more than a thousand years. The North Sea is that stretch of water, which is part of the Atlantic Ocean and that lies between Scandinavia, Great Britain, the Netherlands, Germany, Belgium and France. The North Sea is connected to the […]

Helicopter Mission Over 200 Miles from Stornoway

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On the 21st of January 2012 a coastguard rescue helicopter from Stornoway was needed in order to rescue a fisherman that was described as badly injured that was over 200 miles away from the coast. At this time of year the seas in the area can be quite rough due to extremely strong winds and […]