This week’s fishermen & fishmongers: 6 May

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.

Fresh From the Boat, Emsworth, Hampshire, England

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A family-owned business based in Hampshire, Fresh from the Boat are passionate about supplying the best and freshest fish the South Coast can offer, caught sustainably and delivered straight to your door.

The majority of their fish is caught by their own fishing vessel ‘Carly D’, skippered by owner Peter Williams or is sourced from other local vessels, all of whom share their passion for sustainability. As well as offering home delivery to areas surrounding Emsworth and Havant they sell from a stall at
Tuppenny Barn, Main Road, Southbourne on Tuesdays 10am-1pm.

Mourne’s Fishbox, Kilkeel, Northern Ireland

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Located at Kilkeel Harbour and looking out over the Irish Sea, Mourne’s can offer some of the freshest seafood in all of Ireland, packaging and sending out their products within hours of it being landed. Part of Mourne’s seafood, a major supplier of fish and shellfish to Ireland’s hotels and restaurants, they offer a range of fishboxes including taster boxes, haddock and hake, delivered across the UK and Ireland. Buying from the local fleet, they return all waste from their fish processing to fishermen for use as bait in their crab and lobster pots.

Mermaid Seafoods, Llandudno, Wales

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A family-run business, Mermaid Seafoods have been supplying the people, restaurants and hotels of North Wales with fresh seafood since 1984. Buying the freshest possible fish from the local fleet, all of their products are hand sorted and graded according to quality. Mermaid are also committed to only landing crabs large enough to guarantee the future of the fishery. As well as selling a wide range of seafood from their store, they also deliver to your door on orders over £30.

 

The Pier Fishmonger, Troon, Scotland

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Offering a range of seafood caught by their boats in the Firth of Clyde, the Pier Fishmonger is a family-owned business on the Ayrshire coast. From Scottish cold-water prawns to haddock, whole smoked kippers and fishcakes, the Pier Fishmonger serves customers from its shop a stone’s throw from the sea as well as providing same-day delivery throughout Ayrshire and next-day delivery across the UK.

 

 

 

 

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