Harbour News 25 October–13 November 2017

14 arrivals for the period   Whitefish totalled 700 boxes from a single Scottish twin rig trawler – the Inverness- registered Adventurer which continues to work at Rockall (pictured) despite occasional appalling weather. Shellfish landings consisted of the regular weekly offshore crabber Our Hazel and several visits from the recently purchased and Kinlochbervie-owned prawn trawler Olivia […]

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Harbour News 13 – 27 June 2017

50 arrivals for the period Whitefish was reasonably busy; 8,400 boxes were landed by five Scottish trawlers and six Anglo-Spanish liners and netters. The Scottish effort concentrated on the dwindling seasonal Rockall squid fishery but was bolstered by the reappearance of haddock on the grounds. The Anglo fleet have had a fantastic spring and early […]

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Harbour News 30 May – 12 June 2017

48 arrivals for the period   Whitefish was once again very busy with 15,000 boxes landed by Scottish and Anglo-Spanish vessels. The Peterhead-registered Atlantic Challenge, the largest trawler in the Scottish fleet, landed a variety of deepwater species from the Wyville Thomson Ridge. The ridge separates the Faroe–Shetland Channel to the north from the Rockall […]

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Harbour News 3-19 May 2017

57 arrivals for the period Whitefish totalled 11,000 boxes from a variety of methods and areas. The Peterhead- registered trawler Ocean Endeavour continues to hunt for haddocks at Rockall with reasonable success and made two good landings for the period. The Inverness-registered trawler Adventurer spent his days fishing along the deepwater shelf edge for monkfish […]

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Harbour News 18 April – 2 May

31 Arrivals for the Period   Whitefish has been extremely busy with 17,250 boxes landed for the period from 11 Scottish trawlers and 8 Anglo Spanish long liners and netters.  The seasonal Rockall haddock fishery has been extremely productive this year, with boats filling up in as little as 36 hours fishing. All good things […]

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Harbour News 29 March-17 April

46 Arrivals for the Period Whitefish totalled 19,500 boxes from eleven Scottish trawlers; two landings from a Scottish seine netter and seven Anglo-Spanish long liners. The Scottish effort was predominantly focused on the seasonal Rockall haddock fishery with boats reporting plentiful good quality fish on the grounds. The Lerwick-registered Avrella, owned by Trevor Cumming of […]

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