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Poorer landings

Poorer landings

03/07/2009, by in Fishing & Sea

Whitefish landings tailed off after the middle of the week, according to fish agents LHD.A few boats are on guard duty for oil companies and others are tied up for refits or repairs.LHD is expecting quieter markets for the next few weeks, a spokesman said.Whitefish prices: catfish £1-£... Read more...

Better fish prices

Better fish prices

26/06/2009, by in Fishing & Sea

Prices at the fishmarket have improved slightly over previous weeks, although smaller fish are still not fetching too high a value.A spokesman for fish agents LHD said heavy landings of fish coming in to Peterhead were keeping fish prices down here.Whitefish prices: cats £1.00-£1.37; cod ... Read more...

Better landings are expected

Better landings are expected

19/06/2009, by in Fishing & Sea

Heavy landings in Peterhead this week made for a drop in prices at the Lerwick fish market An LHD representative said, however, that better landings were expected towards the end of the week.Whitefish prices: catfish £1.14-£1.62; cod £0.60-£2.68; dogfish £1.44-£1.87; haddock £0.50-£2.70;... Read more...

Cod sells well

Cod sells well

12/06/2009, by in Fishing & Sea

Cod prices are on the up at Lerwick fishmarket thanks to a decline in the level of imports in the River Humber area, according to agents LHD.The whitefish are now fetching £20 to £30 a box more than it had been in the last fortnight as a spell of good weather in the last few days has led to st... Read more...

Fish prices remain fairly poor

Fish prices remain fairly poor

05/06/2009, by in Fishing & Sea

It was another quiet week for fish markets in Shetland and while slightly better than last week, prices were still poor.A representative from LHD said that while there were good supplies of fish coming in, the poor demand was keeping prices down.Whitefish prices: cats £1-£1.63; cod £0.65-... Read more...

Fish prices drop

Fish prices drop

29/05/2009, by in Fishing & Sea

Fish prices took a tumble this week, as fine weather led to an oversupply at the fishmarkets both here and down south.The downturn comes as a marked change from last week's figures, which saw reasonable prices across the species despite steady landings.Whitefish prices: cats £1.37-£1.87; c... Read more...

Steady landings at market

Steady landings at market

22/05/2009, by in Fishing & Sea

The fish prices continued on the same track as recent weeks, with steady landings and reasonable prices across the species.Many boats were out throughout the week taking advantage of the fine weather. An LHD representative said they were expecting a busy end to the week.Whitefish prices: cat... Read more...

Cod prices down

Cod prices down

01/05/2009, by in Fishing & Sea

Cod prices at Lerwick fishmarket were hit by what is hoped will be a temporary fall in demand from buyers this week.The May Day bank holiday on Monday meant a decline in interest from the English market, while many buyers were also over in Brussels at the seafood exhibition. The price of cod had... Read more...

Steady at market

Steady at market

24/04/2009, by in Fishing & Sea

The fishmarket in Lerwick has been steady this week with good prices throughout, especially for haddock and whiting. Business was particularly good at the beginning of the week, with heavy landings in both Lerwick and Scalloway.Whitefish prices: catfish £1.40-£1.50; cod £1.15-£2.20; dogfish ... Read more...

Plenty of fish

Plenty of fish

16/01/2009, by in Fishing & Sea

A buoyant start to the new year at Lerwick fishmarket continued into the early part of the week as more than 2,500 boxes were landed on Friday and Monday, but landings have since declined with fewer boats venturing out to sea during the recent stormy weather.Friday saw 1,420 boxes landed while a n... Read more...

New year landings

New year landings

09/01/2009, by in Fishing & Sea

MONDAY saw the first landings of the year at the fishmarkets after the New Year holiday.The week started relatively busy with good landings and good prices, although these slipped back a bit as the week went on.Meanwhile pelagic boats Altaire, Research, Adenia and Charisma all landed good catche... Read more...

Marine news in brief

Marine news in brief

19/12/2008, by in Fishing & Sea

Boats take shelterIT HAS been a routine week at Lerwick Harbour, with the usual mix of fishing and oil-related vessels.A wide number of vessels were expected to come in to escape from strong winds in the second half of the week.Foreign fishing vessels, such as the Norwegian Fiskebank, la... Read more...

Glut of fish on markets

Glut of fish on markets

05/12/2008, by in Fishing & Sea

THE BIGGEST landing of fish in Shetland this century was realised on Monday.According to LHD, a com­bination of poor weather last week and fishermen trying to get ashore to take advantage of high prices resulted in 2,700 boxes sold between Lerwick and Scallo­way.A spokesman said: “We’ve ha... Read more...

Good fish prices

Good fish prices

28/11/2008, by in Fishing & Sea

TRADE at the Lerwick fishmarket was lighter this week with the poor spell of weather but there have been very good prices for what has been landed, according to agents LHD.The North Sea cod quota for the Shetland fleet ran out in the past 48 hours so little in the way of that species will be lande... Read more...

Good prices

Good prices

21/11/2008, by in Fishing & Sea

FISH prices have remained strong at the markets for monkfish and megrims during the last week.Prices for haddock and whiting have struggled in comparison, how­ever, thanks to heavy landings in Peterhead. A spokesman for fish agents LHD said prices were ex­pected to rise as demand overtook supply... Read more...

Busy spell at end of week for fishmarket

Busy spell at end of week for fishmarket

14/11/2008, by in Fishing & Sea

LERWICK fishmarket saw a reas­on­able week up to yesterday, according to fish agents LHD.Wednesday was particularly quiet, but things picked up yesterday when there were good landings and today is also expected to be good.Pelagic activity has now finished but will resume in January.Whitefish... Read more...

Whitefish prices

Whitefish prices

07/11/2008, by in Fishing & Sea

BUSINESS at the fishmarkets have been “fairly busy,” with prices remaining strong throughout the week.A spokesman for LHD said a number of boats were busily making up for the time they lost during the recent bad weather.Whitefish: cod £2-£3.22; dogfish £1.32-£1.70; eels £0.60-£0.86; gu... Read more...

Quiet week at markets

Quiet week at markets

17/10/2008, by in Fishing & Sea

IT has been a fairly quiet week at Lerwick fishmarkets, with prices high at the beginning of the week and falling slightly towards the end. This was because there were large landings at Peterhead and much of the trade was done there.The strong westerly wind has meant a week of poor weather in the ... Read more...