I recently went out with Mark Ball and his son Jamie on their RX 419, ‘My Sara’. We left at 4 in the afternoon and came back 14+ hours later after a very successful catch of plaice, Dover sole and turbot. I was once again reminded of what incredibly hard work it is to be a fisherman! Interestingly, I had photographed Mark in 1992, along with his brother Richard and their father Richard Senior. #hastingsfishingfamilies #commercialfishing
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Earlier this year, Hastings fishermen and their families went to sea to protest what they felt was the bad deal they were getting in the Brexit negotiations. Last week Michael Gove came down to Hastings to reassure Hastings fishermen that when the UK leaves the EU and its Common Fisheries Policy the country will be ‘in charge and take back control of the waters’. Which if it happens, would be great! But as 75% of the Hastings’ catch goes to […]
Brothers Stevie and Jimmy Edmunds kindly invited me to come out with them very early this morning to photograph them hauling in their fishing nets of plaice, sole, turbot and too many spider crabs. All nourishing food for the ‘Fishing for Generations’ book.