Britain’s hidden fishes - Supported by Hookpoint and The Fish Locker

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Britain’s hidden fishes is the brainchild of wildlife photographer and professional cameraman Jack Perks. 

Over the course of his career Jack has filmed every freshwater fish in the UK and many of the marine species, giving him a unique understanding and appreciation for our fishy denizens. 

Britain's fish are often overlooked and under-appreciated and Jack thinks it is about time we put them in the spotlight! 

We at Hookpoint and The Fish Locker absolutely agree, and more importantly believe the first step to better protection for our fish, is wider education of the variety of fish we have!

In order to produce a not for profit documentary to the highest standards, which shall be narrated by none other than River Monster’s Jeremy Wade, Jack has to raise £30,000 by April 01st. The good news is, he’s already half way there! 

To support these efforts, this site will host a number of auctions all ending before the end of March to help Jack reach his target. 

The auctions will be for 4 places on a Cornwall wrecking trip aboard Anglo Dawn out of Falmouth. The trip will take place in late September or early October. 

+ You will be joined and guided on the trip by John Locker of The Fish Locker, whilst being filmed throughout the day to appear in a Fish Locker video to be published on YouTube or Facebook. 

+ You will be joined on the boat by a photographer and writer from the Hookpoint team, to create a feature for the monthly publication, including featuring in the cover image for the issue it is released in. 

Most critically, you will be supporting an important production in the long term education of Britain’s fish. 

Lot 2
£ 700
Spot 2 of 4 on Anglo Dawn with The Fish Locker and Hookpoint
Lot 4
£ 450
Spot 4 on Anglo Dawn with The Fish Locker and Hookpoint
Lot 1
£ 735
Spot 1 of 4 on Anglo Dawn fishing trip with The Fish Locker and Hookpoint
Lot 3
£ 650
Spot 3 of 4 on Anglo Dawn with The Fish Locker and Hookpoint
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