RFS Member stories

RFS members have shared their stories about why they are part of RFS and what it means to them.  Click on the names below to find out more about their experience of the process and read their stories.

John Hughes RFS

Bob Carless, skipper of the Manta Ray II

Bob Carless, 50 from Axmouth in East Devon has had an interest in fishing since he was 17 years old.

John Hughes, skipper of Branscombe Pearl

John Hughes has been fishing commercially since 1965. Now aged 70, he takes his boat, The Branscombe Pearl out to catch the very best of British Crab and Lobster at Branscombe Beach, just outside Seaton.

Sam Lambourn, owner of the Britannia V

Fisherman Sam Lambourn bought his second vessel, Britannia V, two years ago which is skippered by Mick O’Connell with four to five crew.