Fishing

Where Money Meets Nature

Tony Juniper | Posted 09.07.2014 | UK
Tony Juniper

In order to inspire more of the kinds of actions that have already led to significant progress in a number of fisheries, The Prince of Wales's meeting will also see the publication of a new report written by the US-based Environmental Defense Fund and the ISU. It's called Towards Investment in Sustainable Fisheries.

Angler Hooks 8ft Long Shark Off Devon Coast (VIDEO)

BNPS | Posted 21.05.2014 | UK

British beach-dwellers beware: For this 450lb shark has been spotted lurking off our very own coastline. Angler Graeme Pullen was fishing for poll...

Building Boats to Rebuild Livelihoods in the Philippines

Katharine Tengtio | Posted 29.06.2014 | UK
Katharine Tengtio

For the people of Dulag, like so many other people across the Philippines, there is still a long way to go before the life that they had before can be restored. With the support of locals, and those abroad, progress is being made and hope remains afloat.

The Gaul, 40 Years on - Lessons From the Past, and the Solidarity of a Great City

Karl Davis | Posted 07.04.2014 | UK
Karl Davis

Forty years ago this weekend, my uncle, Sidney ('Sid') Broom, and 35 shipmates aboard Hull based trawler Gaul were lost to the Barents Sea under mysterious circumstances. Two official inquiries failed to categorically prove the reason for the vessel's loss...

Brawn Shrugs Off McLaren Rumours

Todd McCandless | Posted 01.04.2014 | UK Sport
Todd McCandless

It seems that Brawn is relishing the chance to take advantage of some leisure time after several decades of toil, tumult and success in Formula 1. Having won two titles while at Benetton, Brawn followed 7-time world champion Michael Schumacher to Ferrari secure another five titles with the Italian carmaker.

Why I Chose MSC Certified Fish

Gary Arnold | Posted 04.03.2014 | UK
Gary Arnold

As a nation we're all becoming increasingly aware of the importance of making sure we buy organic and Fairtrade, and nowhere more so than in London, but we still have a way to go before this becomes the norm.

WATCH: Terrified Fisher Woman

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 29.11.2013 | UK Comedy

Or so it seems. How else do you explain this reaction? Bless you, Mary. And bless the man who's telling you "It's only a fish!" (Via LiveLeak) ...

Plenty More Fish in the Sea: What is Being Done to Ensure Marine Sustainability?

Frontier | Posted 07.11.2013 | UK
Frontier

The Mafia Island Marine Park is the first of its kind in the world. Set up as collaboration between Frontier and the WFF, it is recognised as the firs...

WATCH: Sneaky Sea Lion Steals Huge Fish From Fisherman's Hands

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 28.10.2013 | UK Comedy

Chef Yvan Mucharrz and fisherman Mike ‘The Griz’ Ritz recently caught a couple of dorados off the coast of Cabo San Lucas in Baja, Mexico. Onl...

Cameron Comes Out Swinging On Gibraltar

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 09.09.2013 | UK Politics

No progress has been made in the ongoing diplomatic dispute between Spain and the UK, according to David Cameron. The prime minister met with his ...

Spanish Boats In Gibraltar Protest

PA | Posted 18.08.2013 | UK

Spanish fishermen are sailing for an artificial reef created by Gibraltar's government which they claim restricts their right to fish. Dozens of fi...

Nature vs Tech: Battle for My Heart

Sonia Waszkowiak | Posted 13.10.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Sonia Waszkowiak

I was born in a city but my parents always took me for weekends away in nature. When I was young, we would go picking mushrooms in forests, sailing on lakes and hiking mountains. Now that I'm responsible for planning my own holidays, I can't really decide if I prefer the city or the countryside.

WATCH: Amazing Moment A Killer Whale Steals Fish From Fisherman's Line

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 12.06.2013 | UK Comedy

Picture the scene. You're having a lovely relaxing day with your mates, fishing off the back of your boat... when suddenly you feel a tug on your fish...

LOOK: 1,323lb Mako Shark Caught Off Southern California Could Be A Record Breaker

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 06.06.2013 | UK

Fishermen have reeled in a potentially record-breaking mako shark off the coast of Huntingdon Beach, southern California. The 1,323lb female is 11...

Killing in the Name of Sport

Chantal Lyons | Posted 29.07.2013 | UK
Chantal Lyons

The people behind these stories all have one thing in common (apart from an enthusiasm for guns) - an arrogant belief that the lives of other animals cannot possibly be worth as much as their own pleasure. The animals whose lives are in question also have something in common - they have all been persecuted to the edge of extinction in the UK.

WATCH: Bald Eagle Steals A Fish From Fisherman's Line

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 14.05.2013 | UK Comedy

"This eagle stole a beautiful Dolly Varden Char right off of my hook, then took all my backing and stole my fly too!" writes Norman Dreger. And fo...

A Girlfriend's Guide to Fishing

Sonia Waszkowiak | Posted 01.07.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Sonia Waszkowiak

"Hey honey," I said, hands on my hips and a look of incredulity plastered across my face. "Do you know what I've always dreamed of? Putting these hands in a bucket full of maggots, staring into the water for 10 hours straight and a flapping fish slapping my face! I mean, do you know what a manicure costs these days?"

Copenhagen Flexes its Mussels

David J Constable | Posted 11.06.2013 | UK Lifestyle
David J Constable

Among the fisherman's nets with the cod and herring and jagged barnacles - and if BBC4 crime dramas are to be believed, then a severed head too - are ...

'Bizarre, Backward And Racist'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 10.04.2013 | UK

Police have launched a criminal inquiry into a sign "banning" Eastern Europeans near a rural fishing lake. Warwickshire Police said its officers ha...

Living the Slow Life in 2013

Jon Wilks | Posted 15.05.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Jon Wilks

Time is not a disposable commodity at all - the more of it the better. In my quest to save a bob or two and make the moment last, I've turned to those in the know. I've turned to the slow lifers.

Reform of EU Fisheries Policy Is Vital to Restore Europe's Fish Stocks

Chris Davies MEP | Posted 08.04.2013 | UK Politics
Chris Davies MEP

Today marks a historic step in the fight for a more rational approach to Europe's Common Fisheries Policy (CFP). The European Parliament has voted on a major reform of the CFP, making full use of its new powers as co-legislator in this area. These reforms should ensure that Europe's fish stocks are preserved for future generations and that the long-term viability of the fishing industry is prioritised over short-term profits.

Body Found In Search For Missing Boat Off Devon

PA | Posted 29.01.2013 | UK

Rescuers searching for a missing fishing boat in gale-force conditions have found a body. The hunt for the 19ft fishing boat JCK, missing off the D...

Somali Piracy - Misguided Complacency By the International Community?

Thomas Hauschildt | Posted 26.03.2013 | UK Politics
Thomas Hauschildt

The presence of EU, NATO and other naval forces did not completely solve the problem of piracy, but reduced the risk for ships significantly. As of now four ships and 108 hostages are still under the control of the pirates.

Go on, Do Something Stupid - But Only if It's Included in the Price

Martin Dorey | Posted 15.01.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Martin Dorey

So go on, do something stupid. Take a chance on that tandem skydive, google that slack lining school, splash out on that ice holing holiday and book in that bobsleigh break. It's all covered, although, interestingly, I couldn't find skinny dipping anywhere. Oh well.

Don't Try This At Home

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 11.01.2013 | UK

We'll resist trotting out the old "bitten off more than he could chew" jokes, but check out this car crash. Just in case you weren't sure, it's a ...