Category Archives: Catching News

West coast ‘important’ herring ground

West coast ‘important’ herring ground

A SURVEY to assess herring stocks to the west of Scotland has found that the area to the west of Melvaig, Wester Ross, holds some importance as a winter/spring spawning ground. The international, multi-partner survey – led by marine scientists Dr Steven Mackinson of the Scottish Pelagic Fishermen’s Association (SPFA), along with the Pelagic Freezer-trawlerContinue Reading

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Fish Update Briefing, Friday, April 13

Fish Update Briefing, Friday, April 13

DEAD WHALE LADEN WITH PLASTIC WASTE A DEAD sperm whale that washed up on the south east coast of Spain a few weeks ago was found to have 29 kilos of plastic and related oil based products in its stomach, a post mortem has revealed. The discovery is being used to highlight the growing plastic pollution crisis facingContinue Reading

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Nancy Glen raised in Loch Fyne

Nancy Glen raised in Loch Fyne

THE fishing boat Nancy Glen has been raised, according to a report in the Campbeltown Courier. The vessel, which foundered on January 18 with the loss of two Tarbert men, was raised by a crane on a recovery barge. Skipper Duncan MacDougall and crewman Przemek Krawczyk are believed to have gone down with the boat.Continue Reading

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Thursday, April 12, fish prices from Grimsby market

Thursday, April 12, fish prices from Grimsby market

FISH PRICES  THURSDAY 12TH APRIL 2018 TOTAL BOXES FOR SALE 1076 TODAY KILOS:  53800 WE DO NOT BUY OR SELL FISH THIS IS A ROUGH GUIDE ONLY – Prices are in £ per kilo  Vessels Overland Norwegian Icelandic Other – 129 – 797 150   SPECIES Size Low High Low High Low High COD 1 XL Large 2.70 – COD 2Continue Reading

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Thursday, April 12, fish prices from Lerwick market

Thursday, April 12, fish prices from Lerwick market

FISH MARKET PRICES SHETLAND Thursday 12th April 2018 7 BOATS LANDED 2326 BOXES Copious, Prolific, Bonaventure, Alison Kay, Acorn, Boy Andrew, Radiant Star SPECIES GRADE VOLUME MAXIMUM AVERAGE kgs PRICE PRICE £ per kg £ per kg CATS 160 2.11 1.95 COD 1 587 2.46 2.31 COD 2 5791 2.58 2.34 COD 3 6389 2.51Continue Reading

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Thursday, April 12, fish prices from Peterhead market

Thursday, April 12, fish prices from Peterhead market

PETERHEAD FISH MARKET PRICES  Thursday  12.04.18 Boats 8 Consignments 0 Boxes 7008 Cod Large £2.40 – £3.00 Cod Medium £2.40 – £2.80 Cod Selected £2.30 – £2.60 Cod Small £1.60 – £3.75 Haddock Large £2.75- £3.25 Haddock Medium £3.00 – £3.50 Haddock Selected £3.25 – £3.90 Seed £2.25 – £3.25 Chippers £2.00 – £2.75 MetrosContinue Reading

Ministers pile pressure on Young’s

Ministers pile pressure on Young’s

YOUNG’S Seafood is under pressure to reconsider its decision to close its Pinneys site at Annan, following direct intervention by the Scottish government. Scotland’s business minister, Paul Wheelhouse, has written to the company demanding that ‘no stone should be left unturned’ to save as many jobs as possible. It follows a number of earlier pleasContinue Reading

Wednesday, April 11, fish prices from Lerwick market

Wednesday, April 11, fish prices from Lerwick market

FISH MARKET PRICES SHETLAND Wednesday 11th April 2018 11 BOATS LANDED 896 BOXES Sedulous, Valhalla, Resilient, Moray Endevour, Anders, Gannet, Queen of Hearts, Sharyn Louise, Fairway, Jasper, Lowra May SPECIES GRADE VOLUME MAXIMUM AVERAGE kgs PRICE PRICE £ per kg £ per kg CATS 120 2.01 1.89 COD 1 208 2.54 2.49 COD 2 6949Continue Reading

Wednesday, April 11, fish prices from Grimsby market

Wednesday, April 11, fish prices from Grimsby market

FISH PRICES  WEDNESDAY 11TH APRIL 2018 TOTAL BOXES FOR SALE 1148 TODAY KILOS:  57400 WE DO NOT BUY OR SELL FISH THIS IS A ROUGH GUIDE ONLY – Prices are in £ per kilo  Vessels Overland Norwegian Icelandic Other – 80 – 1068 –   SPECIES Size Low High Low High Low High COD 1 XL Large 2.80 – COD 2Continue Reading

Wednesday, April 11, fish prices from Peterhead market

Wednesday, April 11, fish prices from Peterhead market

PETERHEAD FISH MARKET PRICES  Wednesday  11.04.18 Boats 10 Consignments 1 Boxes 6559 Cod Large £2.40 – £3.20 Cod Medium £2.30 – £2.70 Cod Selected £2.30 – £2.60 Cod Small £2.00 – £3.20 Haddock Large £3.00 – £3.50 Haddock Medium £3.00 – £3.60 Haddock Selected £3.20 – £3.90 Seed £2.70 – £3.10 Chippers £1.25 – £2.60Continue Reading