This week’s fishermen & fishmongers: 20th July

Our interactive map is constantly growing with new fishermen, fishmongers and merchants from across the country. Each week we will feature some of the new entries to the site, telling the story of the methods they use to catch, prepare and sell their seafood and the range of species available across the UK.

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J & B Fisheries, Isle of Wight, England

J&B Fisheries have been running fishing vessels out of Yarmouth for  over 40 years catching crabs, lobsters and fresh fish. Their intention is to provide fresh locally caught fish at competitive prices. Having steadily grown over the years they now operate from three shops, with a retail shop in Freshwater situated next their wholesale unit and a shop in Cowes. The shops provide fresh fish and shellfish daily and they also offer an island wide delivery service for hotels, restaurants & other catering establishments.

 

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Located in the “fit of the toon”, E & O Fish are a retail and wholesale fish merchant serving the town of Arbroath. Arbroath is famous for its Arbroath Smokies, a style of smoked haddock that originates from the town and its fishing fleet. E &O offer smokies as well as fresh mackerel, haddock, kippers, hake and a range of other fish and shellfish.

You can visit them in store or arrange daily delivery within Arbroath, with payment via card or bank transfer accepted.

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Albatross Fisheries, Narberth, Pembrokeshire, Wales

Albatross Fisheries a growing, family-owned, fish merchant based in Narberth, Pembrokeshire. Their seabass are caught by a group of commercial vessels working together to ensure a good supply of product and ensure fair price to the fishermen by working collaboratively. All seabass are sustainable, caught using rod & line, ensuring replenished fish stocks year after year.

Founded by Berwyn Dennis, a fisherman with over 30 years experience, Albatross have supplied a wide variety of local restaurants and pubs for many years. Following the outbreak of COVID-19 they expanded to serve the general public, offering home delivery as well as collection from their base in Narberth, increasing their products to include a range of quality, fresh seafood.

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Donegal Prime Fish, Derry, Northern Ireland

Established in 1992, Donegal Prime Fish are a family owned business, based in Derry City, processing and supplying fresh fish daily throughout Northern Ireland. They also process and smoke a range of salmon products and are proud to have developed thei own recipe for Oak Smoked Salmon and the product is hand processed. Orders can be placed over the phone and collected from the store.

They hold the Sea Fish Industry Authority Quality award and the Great Taste Award 2003 and are also a member of the Guild of Fine Food retailers.

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