Isle of Man fishermen thrilled at ‘landmark’ herring catch

A group of Manx fishermen who have begun to catch herring around the Isle of Man, the first to do so for 25 years, have said it feels “amazing”. The first boat has started landing the fish following a post-Brexit deal between the UK and the Manx government. Boat owner Adie Kinrade said the return of herring fishing was a “little piece of history” as the fishery had been “huge” in the island’s past. Environment Minister Clare Barber said it was a “landmark” moment. “The quotas are a once-in-a-generation opportunity and I can’t wait to see more Manx boats fishing for herring in the coming years,” she added. >>click to read<< 12:17

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