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Falklands coming Illex season encouraging: 51 licenses have already been taken

Friday, February 14th 2014 - 08:38 UTC
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The Falkland Islands coming Illex season has been described as encouraging because out of 100 available jigger licenses 51 have been taken up and £5.6 million has been received so far, confirmed Director of Fisheries John Barton. Read full article

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  • Pete Bog

    Is Argentina going to issue arrest warrants to all the captains of the jiggers/fishing boats?

    Feb 14th, 2014 - 12:37 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Briton

    The Falkland's grows,
    and CFK loses out,

    Feb 14th, 2014 - 01:11 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • golfcronie

    I can just see the Argentinian “ jiggers ” now, with the crew leaning over the side saying “ here fishy wishy, here fishy wishy. ” I hope they paid for their licenses in US$ because the big bad wolf of the UK may rise up alongside.

    Feb 14th, 2014 - 03:37 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • ChrisR

    Oh, the joy!

    51 Licences for £5.6 M, for all you illiterate and innumerate argies out there that's US$ 9.52 M or US$ 186,666 per licence!

    Now what could I buy in Argentina for US$ 187 K?

    Absolutely nothing because The Dark Country has nothing worth buying!

    Ha, ha, ha.

    Feb 15th, 2014 - 04:02 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Joe Bloggs

    Yep, they were all milling around the Fisheries Department today buying their licenses and the harbour was full of jiggers. £££££££££ :)

    Feb 15th, 2014 - 11:08 pm - Link - Report abuse 0

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