About Us


The voice of the industry since 1913, Fishing News brings you the latest news and features about the UK and Irish commercial fishing.

Fishing News finds in its nets all the tasty morsels of news that affect the fishing industry, from details of policy changes and politics to quotas and more. It also includes comment and opinion, letters from the community, news from the UK and Ireland and coverage of fishing events, expos and trawl races. Fishing News also includes classified ads, public notices, nostalgia from the archives and the latest ports and prices.

The newspaper also includes themes issues with topics ranging from Safety, Women In Fishing and Gear Innovation.

Newspaper readership and circulation

Fishing News is published every Thursday and has a readership of 16k and a circulation of 4.5k. This represents a highly targeted advertising opportunity for companies who wish to reach those within in this crucial industry.

It also has a highly engaged social media following including 4.6k followers on Facebook and 4.3k followers on Twitter.


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