Solway Firth to Hartland Point
The Fishing Industry Through Time
The third volume of Mike Smylie’s Fishing Industry Through Time covers from the Solway Firth all the way to Hartland Point in Devon.
Fishing was not just about the boats involved but also the people and Mike Smylie gives an insight into the lives of those who worked the boats, who repaired the nets and who gutted and sold the fish. From the mighty trawling port of Fleetwood to salmon fishing on the River Dee, from herring to prawns and cockles, he gives us a rare insight into an almost-lost industry that once employed huge numbers.
Paperback; 235 x 165mm
Black & white and colour photographs throughout