Cornwall This Fishing Life

February 2020

Series 1: Episode 6

4.0 34 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 22 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 56 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?
January 2020

Series 1: Episode 2

3.0 27 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.

Series 1: Episode 3

3.0 25 x
As change comes to a quiet corner of Cornwall, brother and sister Jason and Nicky are risking it all and changing from sail boat to trawler.

Series 1: Episode 1

3.5 24 x
Whilst other fishing communities are feeling the pinch, Mevagissey on Cornwall's south coast bucks the trend. Can the next generation of young skippers make a go of it?