Tag: spurdog

The plight of the spurdog

THERE have been an increasing number of sporadic but significant hauls of spurdog (Squalus acanthias) encountered by Cornish fishermen in recent months. Just last week a Newlyn based trawler accidently caught more than 10 tonnes of spurdog while fishing for John Dory around the Isles of Scilly. This meant damaged fishing gear, lost fishing time […]

Spurdog Tagathon 2011 Report

Spurdog Tagathon 2011 Report First of all a big thank you to : The anglers who once more demonstrated their incredible commitment. The Salen Hotel (Sunart Event HQ) where Jonathan, Julia and staff welcomed the anglers – www.salenhotel.co.uk. Mark & Jan for offering free launching and overnight berthing on the new pontoon at a reduced […]