Archive for tag: Fish Fight

Hugh’s Final Fish Fight

Posted by Tom Pickerell, Technical Director on 03 March 2014

Yesterday, Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall presented the final episode of Fish Fight, his campaign to change the policy towards discards and raise awareness on various marine conservation issues.

Overall, it is hard to argue that Hugh's campaign has not been largely a force for goo...more

Fish friers fight unite

Posted by Calum Richardson of The Bay, Stonehaven, Aberdeenshire on 06 March 2013

Guest blog by Calum Richardson of The Bay, Stonehaven, Aberdeenshire ( - winner of the Independent Takeaway Fish and Chip Shop of the Year Award and the Good Catch Award as part of the 2013 Na...more

Fish Fight

Posted by Paul Williams, Chief Executive on 18 February 2013

Was it just me or was the first edition of Hugh's new Fish Fight series slightly … weird? A demonstration that we need more marine reserves by using a tractor to knock over some sand castles? Sand castles which had been spiked with ice cream cones and draped in bunches of grapes? A detai...more

Seafood industry champions joined-up approach to tackling discards

Posted on 10 October 2011

Whilst general awareness of the issue of fishery discards has really gained momentum this year (accelerated in no small part by Channel 4 and Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall's Fish Fight campaign) the seafood industry has continued its long term work to solve the problem. Earlier this month ...more

Fishing: Fighting for the Answers

Posted by Phil MacMullen on 09 August 2011

Many people may have missed it, but there was a second piece about fishing broadcast yesterday. Preceding Hugh's FishFight was a piece on BBC Radio 4. It was all ...more

Hugh’s ‘Fish Fight’ – the round up show by Phil MacMullen

Posted by Phil MacMullen on 05 August 2011

Seafish is keen to see how the next installment of Channel 4's 'Fish Fight' shapes up when it airs on Monday 8 August at 9pm. It's certainly true that Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall has managed to build quite a head of steam for his campaign and this momentum for change is very welcome.