All posts by Harry Hall

Public asked to keep a look-out for emaciated dolphin carcass – Jersey Evening Post
22 Jan
12:24

Public asked to keep a look-out for emaciated dolphin carcass – Jersey Evening Post

The creature, which looked underweight and had injuries suggesting that it had had something wrapped around its beak, was found behind the Royal Channel Islands Yacht Club. However, fisheries officers have not yet been able to collect the carcass to conduct post-mortem examinations. Paul Chambers, marine and coastal manager for […]

How New Fishing Rules Could Save Endangered North Atlantic Right Whales – News Deeply
21 Jan
10:55

How New Fishing Rules Could Save Endangered North Atlantic Right Whales – News Deeply

Not since the days of whaling had so many North Atlantic right whales died in one year. In 2017, 17 of the animals died or were entangled live in fishing gear in the Gulf of St. Lawrence, a large region of ocean that borders all five Canadian Atlantic provinces. At the […]

Gillfish Nets Used To Catch Swordfish May Soon Be Phased Out In California : The Salt – NPR
21 Jan
9:25

Gillfish Nets Used To Catch Swordfish May Soon Be Phased Out In California : The Salt – NPR

Enlarge this image Swordfish like this one, sunning itself off the coast of Ventura, Calif. have traditionally been caught in drift gillnets. But ocean activists say the method is unsustainable because it captures too many other sea creatures. Douglas Klug/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Douglas Klug/Getty Images Ocean activists […]

All-inclusive travel: Go all in as Caribbean goes all out – Express
20 Jan
7:55

All-inclusive travel: Go all in as Caribbean goes all out – Express

The beach at Curtain Bluff, Antigua (Image: Sandra Leidholdt/Getty Images) CURTAIN BLUFF, ANTIGUA This family-run hotel – which underwent a ÂŁ10million refurbishment a couple of years ago – is spread across 20 acres and has two private beaches. Yet this is no resort for lounging – with unlimited water sports […]

Plastic in the oceans: Cornish grandmother Pat Smith leads the clean‑up operation – The Times
20 Jan
6:24

Plastic in the oceans: Cornish grandmother Pat Smith leads the clean‑up operation – The Times

On Mothers’ Day 2017, Pat Smith, a Cornish gran, went to the cinema. The film she saw was A Plastic Ocean, the multi-award-winning documentary about the plastic waste choking the world’s seas, and for her it was a horrifying wake-up call. “I couldn’t sleep that night,” she told me. “I […]

The 7 Most Hard-to-Catch Fish in the World — And Where to Find Them – RealClearLife
19 Jan
4:54

The 7 Most Hard-to-Catch Fish in the World — And Where to Find Them – RealClearLife

RCL Exclusive From muskies to marlins, inexperienced anglers need not apply. Nature By Diana Crandall 2 weeks ago The sun is pounding your neck and […]

Pivotal Decisions Loom as EU Faces Deadline to End Overfishing – The Pew Charitable Trusts
19 Jan
3:25

Pivotal Decisions Loom as EU Faces Deadline to End Overfishing – The Pew Charitable Trusts

For those working on European Union fisheries policy, life gets busy in autumn as ministers from all 28 member states scramble to set more than 150 fishing limits for 2019. The quotas are set over three Council of the EU meetings, held from mid-October to mid-December. The Council’s decisions, which […]

The Best Things To Do In Your Twenties, A State-By-State Guide – UPROXX
18 Jan
1:55

The Best Things To Do In Your Twenties, A State-By-State Guide – UPROXX

Uproxx / Unsplash It’s impossible to pick a single experience that you must have in your 20s. There are simply too many adventures to be had, parks to explore, meals to eat, and parties to attend. That’s the fun of being young. You want to do it all. And you […]

Orvis’ Tom Rosenbauer to receive 2019 Izaak Walton Award – Hatch Magazine
18 Jan
12:25

Orvis’ Tom Rosenbauer to receive 2019 Izaak Walton Award – Hatch Magazine

The fly fishing industry is chock full of colorful and passionate personalities. This probably comes as little surprise, as fly anglers tend to be a colorful and passionate lot. It’s also a particularly friendly and close-knit community. But, like any close-knit group filled with impassioned, zealous individuals, there’s inevitably a […]

52 places to go in 2019: The top destinations to visit this year – The Irish Times
17 Jan
10:55

52 places to go in 2019: The top destinations to visit this year – The Irish Times

From Norway to Australia, and from Japan to Puerto Rico, here’s our pick of destinations – enough to keep you busy for every week of the next 12 months 1. Puerto Rico After a devastating hurricane, an island on its way back For as long as I can remember growing […]