Herring linked to whale sightings

Fishermen believe that unusually high numbers of herring could be responsible for the sightings of a Humpback whale off the East coast.

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Herring boom could be responsible for whale sightings

You've probably all heard by now about the humpback whale off our coast.

Well, fishermen reckon it's here because of the unusually high numbers of herring in the area at the moment.

Aaron Thurlow, who's the fifth generation of his family to fish off Caister near Great Yarmouth, thinks the mighty whale may just be looking for dinner.

Video footage courtesy of Dave Fairhurst

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