Thousands of fishermen are at risk of being criminalised by a new app they are being forced to use when landing their haul, according to critics.
A lifeboat crew faced 45mph winds and 20ft swell as they rescued a fishing vessel.
Singer Dougie MacLean helped perform the traditional blessing of the water at a ceremony marking the opening of the salmon fishing season on the River Tay.
Banff and Buchan Coast MSP Stewart Stevenson has claimed the Tories will sell out the fishing industry in EU talks.
A nationally-renowned angler and fishing instructor will arrive in the north-east next month to officially open salmon season on the Deveron.
After being named one of the most dangerous industries to work in again last year, Kaitlin Easton finds out what life at sea is really like
A campaigner for press freedom in some of the world’s most repressive regimes has been named chairman of an organisation dedicated to preserving the River Dee.
It is the country’s most prestigious angling award - and this year, it has been picked up for the biggest catch from a particular Highland river in decades.
Environmental campaigners were furious about the deal struck in Brussels, accusing ministers and the European Commission of renaging on a pledge to “end overfishing” by 2020.
Fisheries Secretary Fergus Ewing said the “difficult” end-of-year quota talks in Brussels, probably the last involving the UK, were all the more challenging because of Brexit.
Michael Gove has insisted access to fishing waters would not be traded away in return for access to European markets after Brexit.
A Scottish fishing chief has summed up the Brexit frustrations of the catch sector in advance of the next round of talks over quotas for 2020.
Fisheries Secretary Fergus Ewing yesterday warned that fishermen face an “extremely challenging picture” over whitefish stocks.
An ice plant which fishermen hoped would help rejuvenate a north-east fishing town is still not open - five months after it was due to be.
Any further delay in taking the UK out of the Common Fisheries Policy (CFP) would be highly damaging for the Scottish fishing fleet, industry chiefs have warned.
A Stonehaven skipper has claimed dredging gear destroys 4,455 tonnes of crab and lobster off the east coast each year, costing the economy £33 million.
Scottish fishermen have been warned that they will have to comply with "more bureaucracy" after Brexit in order to satisfy European Union food laws.
Scottish fishing industry in danger of being ‘left behind’ due to delay in roll-out of £16 million investment
The Scottish fishing industry is in danger of being "left behind" the rest of the UK due to delays in the roll-out of a £16 million investment fund, it was claimed yesterday.
Brexit will have a “catastrophic” impact on the fishing industry with processors facing a yearly bill of £34 million to export to Europe, sector leaders warned yesterday.
The number of salmon catches on the River Dee has remained steady for a third year in a row.
Michael Gove last night claimed Scottish ministers had only just “woken up” to the need to make sure north-east fishing ports are ready for Brexit.
An Aberdeen fish processing firm has been ordered to improve safety after inspectors found that employees were not protected from the risk of ammonia.
Tony Blair has warned fishing communities they are unlikely to benefit from Brexit, as industry representatives predicted that the UK’s fleet could face a blockade within 48 hours of coming out of the EU without a deal.
The Scottish Government was last night urged to pass on Brexit preparation cash to the north-east to ensure fish and shellfish can be exported after EU withdrawal.
A fishing group leader branded politicians in Brussels and Westminster "b******s" for not delivering Brexit three years on from the referendum result.
Fishing vessels operating off the north and north-east coasts are being sent more than 1,000 letters every year over potential rule breaches.
New Scottish Government figures have revealed mixed fortunes for the country’s fishing fleet.
The River Dee Trust is seeking new funding to help school pupils learn more about science, fishing and the natural environment.
A no-deal Brexit could "break the backbone" of Scottish fishing, industry insiders warned as they revealed contingency plans were still being drawn up with just six weeks to go before the scheduled departure date.
Young lobster catch at north-east port highlights ‘unforgivable’ practice blighting Scotland’s coastline
Fishing chiefs have demanded tighter regulation on the illegal landing of undersized shellfish after a skipper raised concerns about a catch at a north-east port.
Preparations are under way for this weekend's Seafood Festival in Peterhead.
Boris Johnson has assured north-east fishing industry leaders that fish caught in the UK will be sold to Europe without restrictions after Brexit.