A passing farmer out tending his sheep helped spark a major search and rescue operation after a fisherman became stranded when his boat capsized off the coast of Donegal.
The man, in his 30s, was left clinging to a lobster pot in Tullagh Bay, near Clonmany on the Inishowen Peninsula, after getting into difficulty on Sunday.
Mamie Grant and her son John heard the cry for help more than half-a-mile away. John raised the alarm after spotting an arm waving in the water.
Read the full story at the Belfast Telegraph>>
National Fisherman Live: 3/10/15
In this episode, Online Editor Leslie Taylor talks with Mike McLouglin, vice president of Dunlop Industrial and Protective Footwear.
National Fisherman Live: 2/24/15
In this episode:
March date set for disaster aid dispersal
Oregon LNG project could disrupt fishing
NOAA tweaks gear marking requirement
N.C. launches first commercial/recreational dock
Spiny lobster traps limits not well received
Today Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R-AK) introduced legislation to extend a permanent exemption for incidental runoff from small commercial fishing boats.
The National Working Waterfront Network is now accepting abstracts and session proposals for the next National Working Waterfronts & Waterways Symposium, taking place Nov. 16-19 in Tampa, Fla. The deadline is Tax Day, April 15.Read more...