Our Fishermen

Peter Williams
P600 – Carly D

Peter Williams is the local Hampshire fisherman. He prides himself in sustainable caught fish.

Peter is involved in fishing on many levels including the first fisherman to be involved with the start up of Catchbox, Peter is also a trustee of Fishing into the future.

Peter has had the pleasure of meeting Prince Charles and Monty Halls.

Peter is the proud owner of boat Carly D and Tia Maria.

He currently fishes using many methods but predominantly Line Caught Bass and mixed fish using nets.

Chantelle Williams

As the wife of a local fishermen I am 100% proud in what we do. For many years I have worked in an office and decided to take a leap into the great ocean a few years ago, by supporting my husband in what he does! Fresh From The Boat was born, I had goals and a vision but nothing prepared me for our achievements so far.

It’s not easy working in the fish industry and its full of difficult times, long hours and political battles, many of which I didn’t know would even exist. But it is the most rewarding industry, one of the largest families I am proud to be part of.

Fresh From The Boat started by supplying a few local businesses with our fish, the list of people who stock our fish is now huge. I sell our fish at Tuppenny Barn, Local Fishmongers, Stansted Park Farm Shop, restaurants and pubs. Our fish box has over 150 members and our home delivery service is growing, 2020 saw Fresh From The Boat shop open at Emsworth Yacht Harbour.

I have been involved in many community events including the lobster pot Christmas tree, Seafood Lunch on The Emsworth Quay, We created an award winning film, we attended The Queens Patrons Lunch, have worked closely with the Fishermen’s Mission and most importantly have an amazing community who support us through the highs and lows of running a Fish Boat & Fish Business.

Marcus Hyde
P1049 – Millie Moo

Marcus is a local fisherman based in Itchnor, he has fished for over 30 years. Marcus has helped Peter on a number of occassions and they fish closely together .

Marcus will be fishing up to 50 mile round trips, mainly netting within the Solent.   He is one of my biggest landers catching He too prides himself in locally caught sustainable fish.

Glen Milligan

Glen’s boat is a Cheetah Cat and based in Northney Marina. Glen mainly fishes for all his fish using a rod and line and predominantly fishes for Bass.

Russell Murphy

Russell is based in Mudeford. He catches his fish using nets and pots. We shall take a weekly delivery of fish direct from his boat that he brings in.

Thomas Colwell

Thomas is based in Selsey. He is the youngest member of our fleet and full of passion for fishing. He owns ‘Blue Grace’ a Sealislander. He loves fishing for Rod and Line Bass, but also catch mixed species with nets as and when needed.

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