A good day of fishing in Nerja

fishing Nerja

Recently the Nerja Yacht Club held its latest fishing contest the “Fondo de Pesca” attracting 20 boats to participate in what is fast becoming an annual attraction.   The contest  lasted 5 hours starting at 09:00am. Then, in the “Moyano” picnic area of Playazo, each boat weighed in its catch before sitting down to a meal of traditional migas and …

A return to Moroccan waters

The fishermen of Barbate and Conil will be returning to Moroccan waters after a three-year break following the EU rejection of an extension to the existing fishing agreement with Morocco.

Compensation for fishermen in Cádiz province

The Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Environment has approved a compensation package woth €900,000 for fishermen affected by the dispute over fishing rights around Gibraltar.

Minor incident reported near The Rock

With the EU inspectors safely out of the way, a fishing vessel from La Linea de la Concepción claims to have been approached by a patrol boat from the Gibraltar Police and told to ‘stop fishing’.

Fishermen looking to resolve conflict with Gibraltar

The fishermen’s associations in La Linea de la Concepción and Algeciras are due to meet today to try and reach a common understanding and agreement on the question of Gibraltar and fishing.

Fishing vessels return home

Over 100 Spanish fishing vessels are on their way back to port following the decision by the EU not to renew the fishing agreement with Morocco. The Spanish authorities requested the boats to leave Moroccan waters by midnight on Wednesday in order to avoid any possible conflict.

Keep on the alert…

Received this bit of info from Martin this morning: Please be aware the fishermen are back in town using poles and hooks to steal from properties. We are on Vareno Azul, and yesterday at 6:00 pm my wife disturbed someone attempting to hook stuff from our basement bedroom. Don’t think a burglar has ever been attacked with a pair of …

Tuna quotas cut by 4%

The International Committee for the Conservation of Atlantic Tuna (ICCAT) has agreed a compromise on the reduction of quotas which pleases neither the conservationists nor the fishing industry.

Fishing tragedy in Córdoba

A thirteen year old youth has drowned while fishing in a small, private pond on a farm in Espiel, Córdoba.