The selection of photographs shown here have been sent in 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 will continue to be printed whenever possible. At the end of the year, the reader who sent in the photo judged to be the best by Fishing News will receive £100.

Readers are invited to email (dave@linkie.co.uk) photographs of any subject related to the fishing industry – action shots at sea, colourful harbour scenes, night-time shots, amusing images, etc.

The midwater pair trawlers Girl Stephanie and Western Chieftain alongside Blackrock Pier at Killybegs. (Declan Horan)

The midwater pair trawlers Girl Stephanie and Western Chieftain alongside Blackrock Pier at Killybegs. (Declan Horan)

The scalloper Olivia Grace BM 63 precedes Kingfisher BM 518 into Holyhead. (Michael Thomas)

The scalloper Olivia Grace BM 63 precedes Kingfisher BM 518 into Holyhead. (Michael Thomas)

The inshore static-gear boat Glenugie returning to Peterhead. (Darren Green)

The inshore static-gear boat Glenugie returning to Peterhead. (Darren Green)

Margaret of Ladram leaving Brixham in poor weather. (Alan Letcher)

Margaret of Ladram leaving Brixham in poor weather. (Alan Letcher)

The Oban scalloper Rois Mhairi landing at Campbeltown. (Andrew MacConnachie)

The Oban scalloper Rois Mhairi landing at Campbeltown. (Andrew MacConnachie)

The Western Isles creel boat Renegade SY 7 returning to Brevig harbour on the Isle of Lewis. (Jake Grontier)

The Western Isles creel boat Renegade SY 7 returning to Brevig harbour on the Isle of Lewis. (Jake Grontier)

Continuing coastal erosion at Orford Ness. (Adrian Moss)

Continuing coastal erosion at Orford Ness. (Adrian Moss)

The vivier-crabber Celtic Dawn II at Whitby. (Mick Bayes)

The vivier-crabber Celtic Dawn II at Whitby. (Mick Bayes)

William of Ladram returning to Brixham at the end of another beam trawling trip. (Alan Letcher)

William of Ladram returning to Brixham at the end of another beam trawling trip. (Alan Letcher)

 

 

The Shetland midwater trawler Serene leaving Lerwick for herring grounds east of Fair Isle. (Declan Horan)

The Shetland midwater trawler Serene leaving Lerwick for herring grounds east of Fair Isle. (Declan Horan)

Jean Claude Coulon II and O Genita landing at Lochinver. (Darren Green)

Jean Claude Coulon II and O Genita landing at Lochinver. (Darren Green)