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Harbour News 9-22 July 2019

30 arrivals for the period Whitefish totalled 12,000 boxes from nine Scottish trawl and three Anglo-Spanish long-line landings. The Scottish fleet continues to fish at Rockall for haddocks and squid with a decent bycatch of monkfish. As expected, catches are starting to decline and a number of vessels have returned to the east coast for […]

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Harbour News 4 -24 June

55 arrivals for the period Whitefish totalled 24,600 boxes from thirteen Scottish trawlers, eighteen Anglo Spanish long-liners and two Anglo freezer netters. Fishing for haddocks and latterly squid at Rockall continues to exceed all expectations with boats landing full loads every ten days or so. Likewise, the Anglo fleet has enjoyed spectacular hake and ling […]

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Harbour News 21 May – 3 June

49 arrivals for the period Whitefish totalled 26,000 boxes from eleven Scottish trawl landings, twenty eight Anglo-Spanish long-line landings and one Anglo-Spanish freezer netter. Scottish vessels continue to plunder Rockall Bank for haddocks with a monkfish by-catch; despite the lateness in the season, there is no sign of fishing easing off. The Anglo long-line fleet […]

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Harbour News 7-20 May 2019

30 arrivals for the period Whitefish totalled 16,000 boxes from eight Scottish trawl landings, six Anglo-Spanish long-line landings and three Anglo- Spanish freezer netters. Scottish whitefish landings for Ullapool are on the rise with boats continuing to fish west taking advantage of increased quotas and abundant fish on the grounds. The Banff-registered Genesis called in […]

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Harbour News 2 – 22 April 2019

 63 arrivals for the period Whitefish totalled a staggering 35,000 boxes from nineteen Scottish trawl landings, six Anglo long-line vessels and four Anglo deep-water freezer netters. The Scottish trawl fleet has had a fruitful time fishing for haddocks at Rockall with full boats landing every 8-10 days. The fish are due to spawn soon which […]

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Harbour News 5 – 19 March 2019

44 arrivals for the period Whitefish totalled 7,400 boxes from five Scottish trawl and five Anglo Spanish long-line landings. The Scottish trawlers continue to concentrate their efforts at Rockall where they’re fishing for haddock and monkfish with mixed results; mainly caused by the stormy weather. The Anglo fleet remains largely in the north; a few […]

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Harbour News 19 February – 4 March 2019

36 arrivals for the period Whitefish totalled 8,800 boxes from nine Scottish trawl and one Anglo-Spanish long-line landing. The Scottish trawlers are mainly fishing along the shelf edge from St Kilda to north of the Butt of Lewis for monkfish and deepwater species. These boats tend to fish at depths ranging from 200-800 metres catching […]

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