Haddock everywhere
Saithe are elusive, but haddock are everywhere, according to Viðey’s skipper Jóhannes Ellert Eiríksson. Image: Brim

Haddock everywhere

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‘Catches have been acceptable. Saithe is as elusive as ever. We’ve done well avoiding cod, but we can’t say the same about haddock. It shows up everywhere as by-catch,’ said…

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Jagger – new demersal trawl design from Hampiðjan
Hampiðjan’s design team used the tried-and-tested Bacalao trawl as the starting point to design the new Jagger demersal trawl. Image: Hampiðjan

Jagger – new demersal trawl design from Hampiðjan

A new version of the 88.40 metre Bacalao trawl that incorporates some key innovations has been performing well. Among those who have long experience of the Bacalao trawl are the…

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Summer turned out well for Brim trawlers
Brim’s fresher trawler Akurey is one of the two that have been fishing off the north coast of Iceland this summer

Summer turned out well for Brim trawlers

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The fresher trawlers operated by Brim (previously HB Grandi) have had a good summer, according to Viðey’s skipper Jóhannes Ellert Eiríksson, who landed his last trip of the 2018-19 quota…

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