The last fisherman – an imaginative survivor

10 March, 2020

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Very few people can make a living from fishing along Sweden’s coasts today. Jobs in the fishing industry are disappearing and coastal communities are being torn apart. But Rune Wikström, who has been fishing for more than half a century, shows how it is possible to survive despite dramatically reduced catches. At the age of 78, he is the last fisherman on Möja in the Stockholm archipelago.

Reportage: Peter Löfgren och Johan Candert
Photo: Robert Westerberg och Simon Stanford

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