Good fishing and fine weather

Two of Brim’s factory trawlers are alongside in Reykjavík after completing long Barents Sea trips. ‘Fishing has been good and we were fortunate that we had fine weather practically the…

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Fine fishing – for the time of year
Vigri is coming to the end of the first trip of the year. Image: Brim

Fine fishing – for the time of year

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Brim’s freezer trawler Vigri is fishing in the Víkuráll Gully area in some foul weather, according to skipper Árni Gunnólfsson, who said that conditions have been difficult every day since…

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Good fishing – when the weather gives us a chance
Vigri has had nothing but heavy weather for the first ten days of its trip

Good fishing – when the weather gives us a chance

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‘We’re making steady progress. The problem is that the weather has been terrible all through this trip. There have been a few breaks between storms, and that’s when we’re able…

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Steady fishing on mixed fish
Brim’s freezer trawler Vigri landing in Reykjavík

Steady fishing on mixed fish

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Brim’s freezer trawler Vigri is fishing on the Hali grounds west of Iceland and according to skipper Árni Gunnólfsson, there’s steady fishing there for mixed fish. ‘We’ve been here for…

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Saithe all over
Brim factory trawler Vigri landed a full trip, focusing on saithe

Saithe all over

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Brim’s factory trawler Vigri is now fishing off the Westfjords after landing in Reykjavík on Sunday and Monday this week. According to skipper Eythór Atli Scott, the trip just finished…

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Doing well on deep water grounds
Vigri is fishing on deep water grounds west of Iceland

Doing well on deep water grounds

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‘Right now we’re on the Hampiðjan Square, along with most of the freezer trawler fleet. There has been fine fishing here and we have a green weight of 630 tonnes…

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Fine fishing  – in between wild weather
Along with the rest of the fleet, Vigri was forced to seek shelter during the spell of exceptionally wild weather that hit Iceland earlier this week

Fine fishing – in between wild weather

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‘We’ve gone back north to the Hali grounds. The weather forced us off the Westfjords fishing grounds. So the decision was to head for Reykjavík for a half-landing, then wait…

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Mixed fish trip for Vigri
Factory trawler Vigri is landing 550 tonnes of mixed fish in Rekjavík

Mixed fish trip for Vigri

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Brim's factory trawler Vigri is alongside in Reykjavík harbour, docking last night and took fuel on board right away, and discharging began early yesterday morning. Vigri has 550 tonnes of…

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1100 tonne trip for Vigri
HB Grandi’s freezer trawler Vigri RE-71

1100 tonne trip for Vigri

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‘There has been good fishing over a wide area. There’s certainly less cod on the Westfjords grounds than there has been, but the cod will be back even though they’ve…

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