Harbour News 3-23 July 2018

43 arrivals for the period Whitefish totalled 14,650 boxes from twelve Scottish trawlers, one Anglo Spanish long-liner and one Anglo Spanish netter. The Scottish effort at Rockall continues to exceed expectations with boats arriving full of haddock, squid and monkfish. The Anglo fleet has drifted south with some vessels on annual break and others landing […]

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Harbour News 5 – 18 June 2018

48 arrivals for the period. Whitefish totalled 18,600 boxes from 9 Scottish trawlers, 17 Anglo Spanish long liners and 2 Anglo gill netters. The Scottish trawlers have returned to the west and continue to fish at Rockall for haddock/squid and the Shelf Edge for monkfish and mixed groundfish. The boats report good quality haddock at […]

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Harbour News 22 May – 4 June 2018

29 arrivals for the period.  Whitefish totalled 12,800 boxesfrom four Scottish trawl landings, seventeen Anglo Spanish long liners and three Anglo-Spanish gill netters. The Scottish trawlers have returned to Rockall for haddocks and hopefully before long squid will make an appearance as the water warms up. The Anglo fleet are enjoying very productive fishing of […]

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Harbour News 1 – 21 May 2018

28 arrivals for the period Whitefish totalled 7,800 boxes from four Scottish trawl landings, four Anglo-Spanish gill net landings and two Anglo-Spanish long liners. The seasonal Rockall haddock fishery has come to an end; the fish are in poor condition having completed their annual spawning.  The Scottish boats have returned to their traditional North Sea […]

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Harbour News 11 – 24 April 2018

47 arrivals for the period Whitefish totalled 23,500 boxes from sixteen Scottish trawlers and thirteen Anglo-Spanish liners/netters. Rockall continues to produce excellent catches of quality haddock and monkfish which are commanding top prices at Scottish markets.  The Anglo- fleet fishing for hake, ling and monkfish have started to head south to fish closer to home […]

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Harbour News 5–27 March 2018

46 arrivals for the period Whitefish totalled 14,500 boxes from eleven Scottish trawlers, nine Anglo-Spanish long liners and one Anglo-Spanish netter. The seasonal Rockall haddock fishery is now in full swing with a number of trawlers fishing both on the bank and in deeper water. Boats are reporting reasonably steady fishing of quality haddocks with […]

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Harbour News 1–22 January 2018

34 Arrivals for the Period Whitefish totalled 5,500 boxes from four Scottish trawl landings and eight Anglo-Spanish liner/netters. The Inverness-registered Adventurer returned to work on 27 December and landed three lorryloads of monkfish, ling and haddocks for the New Year trip; they followed this up with two further landings of quality groundfish from the Shelf […]

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