'At The Fishing' - Volume
Filmed at sea by fishermen
This compilation DVD (also
available on video by request) which has a running time of
just over 2 hours was filmed at sea by fishermen onboard
many different types of fishing boats. It includes many
boats from around the UK, Ireland and abroad pictured in all
weathers and sea conditions.
Included in this edition are trawlers working at the edge of
the continental shelf in the Atlantic Ocean, to tuna fishing
trials of the coast of Spain.
Various trips feature aboard deep sea trawlers fishing in
the traditional North Sea areas as Atlantic Grounds close to
Rockall and St Kilda. Crab and lobster boats also feature
fishing in various areas.
Galilaean GY 603 - Short cine
film recorded onboard the Grimsby trawler off the coast of
Iceland in the mid 1960's.
Cine film of North East Scotland boats Included in the
footage is the launch of the Progress BF 1 in 1967,
as well as other vessels fishing, including taking a haul of
sprats in the Beauly Firth.
Rivo K 391 - This is converted
cine film recorded in the late 1970's and early 1980's
mainly shows the Rivo. As well as the Westray, Orkney, based
trawler there is also some footage of Pierowall, Westray in
a gale. Other
boats show are the Our Catherine, Bon Ami and the Monica
Seagull BF 83 & Osprey BF 500
- 59 foot vessels shown pair trawling off the west coast of
Scotland in the 1980's.
Seagull BF 74 - Launch of the
68 foot fishing boat in MacDuff in 1990 and filmed on a
Vandal LK 337 - Shetland
trawler fishing in deep water in the Atlantic close to St
Kilda west of Scotland in the late 1990's.
Vandal LK 337 & Harvest Reaper III PD 120
- Filmed carrying out experimental fishing trials for tuna
off the cost of Spain in the late 1990's.
Mizpah LK 173 - The Shetland
trawler is shown fishing in 2000 and onwards. Also featured
are fishing boats from Orkney and Shetland as well as from
ports on mainland Scotland.
Boy Shane WK 673 - Scrabster
based crabber pictured hauling and shooting creels in 2000.
Adeina D 665 - Irish 33m
trawler filmed leaving Killybegs in 1999 on a trip to
Rockall, before returning to Killybegs to land.
Orkney Reiver K49 & Rivo K391 -
Orkney trawlers pair-trawling in 1988, filmed fishing as
well as taking shelter at St Kilda, off the west coast of
Keila K 121
- Orkney trawler filmed on a trip to Rockall in 1991
and landing at Scrabster. Also shown is a short clip of the
boats home port of Pierowall, Westray.
Iain Og CN 40 - Fishing for
lobster and velvet and brown crab onboard this Orkney creel
RUNNING TIME JUST OVER 2 HOURS