Cornwall This Fishing Life

Series 2

Series 2, Episode 6

3.0 15 x
As the clock ticks down on Britain’s exit from Europe, Newlyn – Cornwall’s fishing capital - prepares for the challenges and opportunities Brexit may bring.

Series 2, Episode 5

4.0 31 x
In Cadgwith, Cornwall’s last traditional full-time fishing cove, fathers and sons work side by side. There’s new blood in the fleet, but the future of the cove is under threat.

Series 2, Episode 4

4.0 36 x
The fishing grounds of St Ives Bay have supported the fleets of two ports for generations, but now change threatens the future for the fishermen of Hayle.

Series 2, Episode 3

3.0 28 x
As the global market for crab grows, Padstow becomes a boomtown. However, lockdown threatens the gold rush, and concerns start to be raised about overfishing.

Series 2, Episode 2

3.0 15 x
Looe once boasted the second largest fishing fleet in Cornwall. Now, the fleet is a shadow of its former self. But one family and one boat are fighting back.

Series 2, Episode 1

3.0 34 x
With lost time to catch up on after lockdown, and livelihoods on the line, the Newquay fleet are steaming into a summer like no other.

Series 1: Episode 6

4.0 62 x
Change is on the horizon in Newlyn, Cornwall’s biggest fishing port, as Brexit is coming. As the town prepares to navigate uncharted waters, the new harbour master is at the helm.

Series 1: Episode 5

3.0 24 x
As autumn comes to Cornwall, the biggest boats fish through turbulent times offshore. But with Brexit looming, what does the future hold for these big old boats and their crews?

Series 1: Episode 4

4.0 67 x
Documentary. Small fishing boats make up 80% of the British fleet, but this sustainable way to fish is under threat. Can new fishermen rise to the challenge of living such a precarious life?

Series 1: Episode 2

3.0 36 x
It is summer, the sardine run is on and the ring-netters of Newlyn are on the hunt. Rebranded as Cornish Sardines, the pilchard fishery has grown into a multi-million-pound industry.