Features

  • Readers’ Photos 2018

    Readers’ Photos 2018

    17th January 2019

    An interesting range of readers’ photographs were sent to Fishing News in 2018 for inclusion in this informal feature. The high quality of images received made selecting the six shortlisted photographs shown on this page particularly challenging for the Fishing News team.…

  • Inshore Corner with Phil Lockley

    Inshore Corner with Phil Lockley

    11th January 2019

    Invest in fishing? To meet three generations of fishermen in one day is a rare privilege, rarer still when those fishermen are from the same family – the Eglinton family of Newquay in Cornwall. To have known them for some…

  • Squid Diaries Part 11

    Squid Diaries Part 11

    10th January 2019

    True or False Here’s the second part of a squid diary inspired by the BBC Radio Four programme, ‘In Our Time’, in which the myths and tales about octopuses, squid and cuttlefish were discussed by three leading scientists Led by…

  • New Girl Stephanie named at Skagen

    New Girl Stephanie named at Skagen

    4th January 2019

    The new Co Galway midwater trawler Girl Stephanie G 190 arrived at Killybegs last week after being named at Skagen, where the vessel was built by Karstensens for owners Stephanie Flaherty and Patricia, Tomás and Pauric Conneely, reports David Linkie. Designed in-house by Karstensens for pumping pelagic fish at the…

  • Festive lights at Peterhead

    Festive lights at Peterhead

    3rd January 2019

    More than 20 boats berthed in Peterhead harbour are illuminating the night sky with thousands of Christmas lights, reports David Linkie As whitefish vessels landed their last trips of the year, their crews followed the lead of two midwater trawlers…

  • New Lerwick whitefish market rapidly taking shape

    New Lerwick whitefish market rapidly taking shape

    23rd December 2018

    Good progress is being made on the construction of a custom-designed new whitefish market, completion of which will more than double the landing capacity at the Shetland port. Whitefish boats are expected to start landing into the new facility in…

  • Shetland in focus

    Shetland in focus

    22nd December 2018

    The following selection of recent photographs illustrate the high levels of activity and diversity characteristic of fishing in Shetland The whitefish trawler Venture goes into a trough of a decaying swell, when returning to fishing grounds on the west side…

  • Readers’ Photos

    Readers’ Photos

    16th December 2018

    The selection of photographs shown on this page has been sent in recently by Fishing News readers. Although the number of photos currently being received is insufficient to generate a Photo of the Month competition, a selection of readers’ photos…