Folk have fished out on the estuary for thousands of years . Our lave net fishermen occasionally find the remains of the ancient fish traps that were used . This one appears to be a kype ,a larger than normal basket.
All part of the lave net fishing year. Talks for groups around the country . There is always huge interest in what we do . martin seen here with a group from Severn Beach . A full house and the talk /demonstration went down very well .
On their return from serving in the first world war the original Black rock lave net fishermen found that the fishery had been taken over by an English Merchant from gloucester........ A battle comenced to regain the fishing rights,this letter is part of that.
International sculptor Chris woods has been comissioned to make a larger than life sculpture of a lave net fisherman which will be positioned close to our net hose a, adjacent to the wales coastal path and overlooking our lave net fishing grounds . Fantastic news ! a boost for us and tourism in the area .