Rigby’s Encyclopaedia of the Herring

A work in progress with no end in sight

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BRITISH FISHERY

An account of early underachievement, overdue triumph and eventual decline in both England and Scotland, featuring kings, economists and fishermen

RING NETTING

On the rise and demise of ring net fishing for herring, which originated in the waters of Loch Fyne and played a role in the sad development of overfishing

TRAWLING

On the development of beam trawling which doesn't target herring (but destroys their spawning grounds) and pelagic trawling which does