Yorkshire shellfishermen call for action as valuable gear destroyed by visiting scallopers

Jason Harrison, from Filey, said local boats had again had hundreds of lobster and crab pots towed away by visiting scallop dredgers from around the UK, as well as French fishing boats. In recent years fishermen have repeatedly complained about losing gear to visiting boats. Mr Harrison also said that as a result of “every man and his dog ploughing the seabed” for the past three months there was nothing left for the handful of local boats. >click to read<19:25

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