The selection of photographs shown 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.

Rising Dawn BM 556 attracts the gulls on returning to Hartlepool from the local prawn grounds. (Tom Collins)

Rising Dawn BM 556 attracts the gulls on returning to Hartlepool from the local prawn grounds. (Tom Collins)

 

Hauling creels onboard Intrepid UL 56 in the Minch as the winter sun rises over the Shiant Islands. (Gordon Macrae)

Hauling creels onboard Intrepid UL 56 in the Minch as the winter sun rises over the Shiant Islands. (Gordon Macrae)

 

Four-year-old Rio Beavers filling needles in Boris Nets’ loft at Fleetwood. (Shaun Doran)

Four-year-old Rio Beavers filling needles in Boris Nets’ loft at Fleetwood. (Shaun Doran)

 

Twenty-year-old skipper Jamie MacDonald’s Loch Ewe-based under-10m creel boat Northern Lights SY 2. (Jamie MacDonald)

Twenty-year-old skipper Jamie MacDonald’s Loch Ewe-based under-10m creel boat Northern Lights SY 2. (Jamie MacDonald)

 

The cove boat Ruby Mae on the slip at Pendeen. (Shelly Nicholson)

The cove boat Ruby Mae on the slip at Pendeen. (Shelly Nicholson)

 

he Brixham beamer Barentszee heading in to the South Devon harbour. (Alan Letcher)

he Brixham beamer Barentszee heading in to the South Devon harbour. (Alan Letcher)

 

The traditional wooden-hulled Danish trawler Østerstrand HM 74…

The traditional wooden-hulled Danish trawler Østerstrand HM 74…

 

… and the modern steel-hulled Christina Michelle R 161 towing in the Skagerrak. (Declan Horan)

… and the modern steel-hulled Christina Michelle R 161 towing in the Skagerrak. (Declan Horan)

 

The Oban scalloper Summer Rose approaching Scarborough for the first time. (Mick Bayes)

The Oban scalloper Summer Rose approaching Scarborough for the first time. (Mick Bayes)

 

Gratitude AB 71 steaming into weather out of Holyhead. (Michael Thomas)

Gratitude AB 71 steaming into weather out of Holyhead. (Michael Thomas)

 

The end of an era – beamers crossing Torbay on the final leg of the last Brixham Trawler Race. (Jenny Quinell-Scott)

The end of an era – beamers crossing Torbay on the final leg of the last Brixham Trawler Race. (Jenny Quinell-Scott)

 

Sea Breeze HL 7 passing the Headland to land prawns at Hartlepool. (Tom Collins)

Sea Breeze HL 7 passing the Headland to land prawns at Hartlepool. (Tom Collins)