Council wants half of coastline closed to fishers, which would cover more than 5,000 square kilometres, or roughly the size of Scotland’s total coastline.
“It is a waste of time,” said John Smith, one of the leaders of Fishermen’s Rights Coalition. “There are thousands and thousands of fish. In the middle of Scotland there are fish thousands of square kilometres away from where the coast is, far from any fisheries operation or beach. There are no boats, there is no way of reaching a boat and going out.”
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