The bulk of the fishing from the remote island of Ascension in the soputh Atlantic is done in the daytime for Marlin, Tuna, Wahoo and Jacks. But when the night shift clocks in, it's a very different story with equally large and every bit as hard fighting fish.
Since it's clean up, the River Mersey has earned itself a well deserved reputation as one of the best sheltered winter boat fisheries in the country. But little is ever said about the summer fishing. In the company of Kev McKie aboard his boat 'Brigand', Phill Williams explores.
Filmed by the late great Kevin Linanne, this piece of historical VHS to digital conversion shows Phill Williams and Brian Douglas dinghy fishing in Tralee Bay with Monkfish, assorted rays including Stingrays, Tope, and a rare 140 Bottle Nosed Ray.
Plymouth was the Mecca to which offshore wreck anglers were drawn throughout the 1970's, producing monster catches and records galore. This short film digitally extracted from old Super 8 cine film shows a session aboard Dave Ellworthy's 'Anjonika'.