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Confronting the Trawlers

Duration: 02:41

Cornish fisherman, Andy Giles, confronts the foreign trawlers accused of fishing illegally off the coast of Sierra Leone in BBC Two’s ‘Toughest place to be a Fisherman’.

He has left his own high tech trawler to come and live and work with cousins Kabba and Ishmael who live in a small fishing village on the island of Sherbro.

Andy wants to confront these foreign boatmen, who the locals accuse of stealing fish. He is shocked when they start attacking him.

Available since: Thu 2 Feb 2012


Series Producer
Simon Davies
Andy Giles
Kevin Jarvis
Kevin Jarvis
Executive Producer
Sam Bagnall

This clip is from

Toughest Place to be a... Series 2, Fisherman

2/3 Cornish fisherman Andy Giles tries fishing from a canoe on the coast of Sierra Leone.

First broadcast: 05 Feb 2012

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