Thursday, 8 November 2018

The Fishing News Awards 2019

The Fishing News Awards 2019

Fishing News is pleased to announce that the 2019 Fishing News Awards will be held in Aberdeen on the evening of Thursday, 16th May 2019.

The event is dedicated to shining a spotlight on the achievements, expertise and innovation in the UK and Ireland’s commercial fishing industries during 2018.

The Doubletree Aberdeen Treetops hotel will once again be our venue, and it promises to be another night to remember. This year’s proceedings will be hosted by Scottish comedian Des Clarke, who will MC the awards and provide after-dinner entertainment.

The Nomination Process

We are open to receive your nominations from Friday November 2nd 2018 through to midnight of Tuesday, 12th February 2019, beyond which point we cannot accept further nominations.

To see the full list of 2019 award categories click here.
To go straight to the nomination forms, click here.


Shortlists for each category will be made available on Thursday, 7th March 2019. From that date until midnight Thursday, 18th April 2019, our secure online voting system will be available for you to vote in 10 of the 14 categories.

Winners of the remaining categories – Young Fisherman of the Year, Port of the Year, The Sustainability Award, and the Lifetime Achievement Award – will be determined by a panel of judges drawn from the fishing industry, using all supporting evidence provided through the nomination process.