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David Warwick

David Warwick

Valhalla

Dave fishes from the Port of Mevagissey. His boat the Valhalla is 12m long, and he fishes for a wide range of species using a demersal trawl with large mesh to reduce bycatch of small fish. 

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Gary Rawle

Gary Rawle

Sprit of Cornwall and Saints Bay

Gary Rawle is the owner of Westcountry Mussels. He farms mussels in the clean waters of St Austell bay. Mussel farming is a low impact sustainable farming method that produces the highest quality mussels. 

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Tim Vinnicombe

Tim Vinnicombe

Boy Willie

Tim Vinnicombe has been fishing under sail and oar for oysters since he was 16 years old. Its a traditional fishery that has preseved this tough but satisfying way of life, as well as the stocks of oysters in the Fal.  

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Danny Gilbert

Danny Gilbert

Tizardleeon

Danny Gilbert is a young Newquay fisherman who uses the sustainable method of potting to catch crab, lobster and spider crab. 

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Alan Dwan

Alan Dwan

Ajax

Alan Dwan is skipper of the Newlyn hake netter, the Ajax. They fish offshore and are at sea for trips of up to 5 days at a time.

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David Stevens, Crystal Sea

David Stevens

Crystal Sea

David Stevens is skipper of the modern 20m trawler the Crystal sea. He fishes using a twin rig demersal trawl and has made numerous adaptations to the gear to improve its sustainability by reducing unwanted by catch. 

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Ben George

Ben George

Penny Lynne and Daphne Rose

Ben George handline fishes from the beautiful Sennen Cove, close to Land's End. 

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Ben Lowe

Ben Lowe

Atlantic Voyager

Ben Lowe is a teenage fisherman who goes out to sea onboard his eight-metre catamaran Atlantic Voyager. He supplies line-caught fish and pot-caught crab and lobster. 

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Stefan Glinski

Stefan Glinski

White Heather

Stefan is a sardine ring netter, working on the fishing vessel White Heather, out of Newlyn. 

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Joe Emmett

Joe Emmett

Phra-nang

Joe Emmett fishes sustainably using pots to catch brown crab, spider crab and lobster, and handlines for mackerel and pollack from the North Cornish port of Newquay.

 

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Luke Marshall, Rock Shellfish

Luke Marshall

Rock Shellfish

Luke Marshall is a second generation shellfish farmer. From their base at Porthilly farm near Rock the Marshall family have been farming shellfish in the Camel estuary for over twenty years. Porthilly oysters and Rock Mussels are renowned for their quality and sustainablity and feature on menus across the county and further afeild.

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