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Wild Atlantic salmon caught in nets off Scotland's east coast by the country's last salmon net fishermen. These fish have been damaged by seals, the main cause of damage to fish and nets. The once-thriving Scottish salmon netting industry fell into decline in the 1970s and 1980s when the numbers of fish caught reduced due to environmental and economic reasons. By 2007, only a handful of men still caught wild salmon and sea trout using traditional methods, mainly for export to the Continent.
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