Trawler ban plan ‘would finish me’, says Bute fisherman

1686793152Proposals for a ‘regulating order’ to limit prawn and scallop fishing around the Clyde are likely to wipe out the whole of the ‘mobile’ fishing industry in the Firth. That’s the grim prediction of Bute fisherman Colin McArthur, who has already decided that if the limits put forward by the Sustainable Inshore Fisheries Trust (SIFT) are accepted by government, he’ll walk away from the industry in which he has spent all his working life. Colin, who has been a trawlerman for 26 years, following in the wake of his father and grandfather,,, Read the article here  16:47

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