Busy Times Diving

This week has been a busy week. The plan was to head off shore for some hand fishing, combined with the completion of a Boat Handling Course, some recovery diving for a local fisherman whose store box got stuck in a cove against the rocks in the storms recently and some mooring inspections. The first […]

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Hand Fishing

As part of my work, sometimes I get the opportunity to hand fish. This may be for Razors, Scallops or Urchins. This can be very rewarding and fun. I get asked for information about this by a lot of folks, so here’s an overview of it in the simplest of terms. I find that when […]

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Commercial Diving Services

Sometimes I love my job. Sometimes my job frustrates me, especially when the weather looks beautiful but the wind eliminates the opportunity to get in the water.

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Hand Fishing Divers

As a commercial diving operative, sometimes we get asked to provide shellfish divers, which we are more than happy to do. These divers operate  under the HSE ACoP for Shellfish. All of our shellfish divers hand pick the shellfish as required. This may be Scallops, Razors, Sea Urchin or any other type of shellfish required. […]

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Commercial Fishing

Dive Services have recently been approved as a first catch buyer and seller of fish and shellfish. The reason for this departure from just diving to catch the produce, is that we can now sell on any shellfish that we catch whilst utilizing registered fishing vessels, or just buy directly from fishing vessels ourselves. We […]

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