Stromness to host European Sea Angling Championships

The European Federation of Sea Anglers are to return to Orkney next month for their 2015 championships. Stromness will host the competition from the 1 – 8 August and the Federation will be using … [Read More...]

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Fishing in Orkney

Scotland boasts some World class fishing and the Islands of Orkney are no exception. The easy to access lochs provide some of the finest Brown Trout in Britain.  The season runs from 15th March … [Read More...]

Fersness Bay Shellfish Ban Lifted

An article in today's Orcadian newspaper states that the temporary ban on the commercial harvesting of shellfish from Fersness Bay in Eday has been lifted. The Food Standards Agency (Scotland) … [Read More...]

Museum exhibition highlights Orkney boats

The latest exhibition in Orkney highlights the importance of the small fishing boat to the Orkney community. ‘Salt in the Blood: Orkney and the Sea’ looks at the role of small, traditional … [Read More...]

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