This video in the 'At
The Fishing' series is a compilation video recorded at sea
on various trips by fishermen themselves and shows life and
work at sea on many different types of fishing vessels, including
some recently built boats.
The tape includes footage
recorded on a range of different vessels, including single-rig
and twin-rig trawlers, also shown is creeling, and tuna netting
is also featured.
Most of the footage in
the tape was recorded between 1999-2002 with the exception
of the sprat trawling which was filmed in 1991.
Volume 5 was filmed onboard
various vessels from Scotland and Ireland, and also includes
footage of vessels from other countries working the fishing
grounds around the UK, in all seasons and weather conditions.
was recorded onboard the following vessels:
OB 26 and CAROLINE C, OB70 (1991)
boats pair trawling for sprats off the west coast of Scotland.
M, SO857 (1999)
Irish trawler fishing the deep water grounds to the west of
Shetland. The vessel is shown catching black halibut near
to the Foinaven Oilfield.
B, T420 (2001)
boat shown gill netting for tuna off Ireland. Also featuring
many vessels from Spain and France as well as other Irish
MARY, A882 (2001)
freezer stern trawler pictured twin-rig trawling for red fish
in deep water.
the launch of the vessel in Whitby in 2001 then filmed carrying
out fishing trials.
KAY, LK57 (2001)
built Shetland trawler filmed on its first trip after being
built in Denmark
WEST, K101 (2002)
boat filmed creeling in the Pentland Firth, recorded in February
TIME APPROXIMATELY 1 HR 38 MINUTES