Pilchard Fishing in Looe 1964

An interesting little video on the decline of the pilchard industry. Thankfully since this video was filmed there has been a revival in the pilchard industry in Cornwall.  Special thanks to Cornish Voices for putting this together.

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2 Responses to “Pilchard Fishing in Looe 1964”


  1. 1 Glyn January 20, 2012 at 4:54 PM

    Pichards, are they a relative of the famous Cornish Pilchards ? :-))

    I was in school in Falmouth with your Bruv Steve ! :-)

    • 2 cornishlad January 20, 2012 at 6:25 PM

      Hi Glyn,

      Thanks or the message. Yes the Pichard is a relative of the Cornish Pilchard – just a smaller version! ;-)
      Steve intoduced me to you as you are also a photographer, you have some great work! Cheers for now, ML


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