ARTICLES RELATING TO FISHING

How fishing can be a surprising way to boost both your love life and your mental wellbeing

2019-06-16 16:05

Fishing means being in nature, which can lower blood pressure and increase happiness. But it could also prove to be an unusual meet-cute.

Canned fish, catch rates go swimmingly for Oceana interim performance

2019-05-11 12:14

Oceana is pleased with its unaudited interim results, with group revenue up 3% to R3.557bn, and the dividend declared up 10% at R1.23 per share.

Minister ups abalone quota, says legal fishers can't be punished for work of poachers

2019-04-05 13:01

Senzeni Zokwana says his department will reconsider decisions that implied it was punishing legal abalone rights holders by cutting their catch due to "increased poaching by those operating outside of the law".

These nomads spend nearly their entire lives at sea — but they could be the last generation to do so

2019-03-14 16:18

The Bajau Laut, a nomadic Southeast Asian people, have been living at sea for generations in waters around the Philippines, Malaysia, and Indonesia.

Sea Harvest up 4.7% as Ladismith Cheese acquisition moves ahead

2019-01-03 12:10

The JSE-listed fishing and food business announced its subsidiary would buy the entire issued share capital of the company that produces cheese, butter and milk powders.

SA angler to compete on top USA tour

2018-11-30 09:01

Fishing League Worldwide, the world’s largest tournament-fishing organisation, has announced the professional angler roster for the upcoming 2019 FLW Tour season.

WATCH: Fisherman's nightmare creatures from Arctic ocean

2018-11-17 12:19

A Russian fisherman has found internet fame by posting photos of all the weird and horrifying creatures he finds on his travels near the Arctic.

This video is going viral for showing dozens of salmon crossing a busy road

2018-11-07 21:46

The surreal video shows dozens of fish furiously swimming across a flooded US highway.

Court reels govt in on rock lobster catch limits

2018-09-27 22:22

The World Wide Fund for Nature is celebrating after the SA government lost a court application challenging the total allowable catch set for West Coast rock lobster for the 2017/18 fishing season.

Sleuthing leads to new findings about peculiar ocean fish

2018-06-09 10:42

Scientists have identified three new species of opah, a colourful, peculiar deep-diving fish that is increasingly served in US restaurants.

 

How the food you eat impacts global warming and climate change

2019-06-06 15:34

On a global, national and individual level, we need to do everything we can to reduce our environmental impact, and it starts with the food on our plates.

This man almost lost his hand after he was pricked with a fishing hook contaminated with rare 'flesh-eating' bacteria

2019-04-28 09:42

Mike Walton, a Florida resident, went fishing with friends this weekend. On the trip, he got pricked by a hook and got "flesh-eating" bacteria.

WATCH: Nigerian fishermen's livelihoods under threat

2019-03-31 15:29

A build up of silt on the banks of Lake Gerio in northeastern Nigeria is affecting local fishing activities. For many villagers, fishing is their only source of income.

'Electric pulse fishing' is turning the ocean into a graveyard — here's why fishermen are doing it anyway

2019-01-20 06:37

Electric pulse fishing involves pulling a net loaded with electrodes across the sea to produce an electric field in the water, then shocks the fish.

Minister grants interim relief fishers access to West Coast Rock Lobster

2018-12-21 18:25

The minister of agriculture, forestry and fisheries granted a request by interim relief fishers to access the West Coast Rock Lobster offshore allocation.

New black fishing association launched to ensure transformation, better working conditions

2018-11-21 20:54

Chokka fishermen complain about working conditions.

Annual West Coast Rock Lobster allocation cut by nearly half

2018-11-08 13:05

This follows a ruling by the Western Cape High Court that found the previous year's allocation was unconstitutional.

SA divers risk all to poach marine delicacies for China diners

2018-10-22 09:26

One Saturday night in August, Deurick van Blerk, 26, climbed into his small boat off the coast of Cape Town on another of his illegal fishing expeditions. He never returned.

Sea Harvest makes progress with Viking Fishing Group acquisition

2018-06-13 17:12

A consortium of black-owned companies led by the Sea Harvest Group has confirmed the terms of its transaction to acquire the fishing business of Viking Fishing Holdings.

High seas fishing would go broke without 'massive' subsidies: study

2018-06-06 22:15

Fishing on the high seas would be an unprofitable business, but for the billions of dollars in government subsidies that keep an often destructive industry afloat, international researchers said Wednesday.

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