Types of fish
There are 5 main types of fish available to catch on the Barents Sea: Cod, Pollock, Haddock, Redfish, and Mackerel.
Cod is of the best quality when caught between September and February each season. (Indicated BLUE)
Pollock is able to be caught all year round. (Indicated GREEN)
Haddock is of the best quality when caught between August and February each season. (Indicated YELLOW)
Redfish is only available from August to December of each year. (Indicated RED)
Mackerel are of the best quality when caught between May and October each season.
Catches of king crab are carried out using special crab pots from July to October.
Fishing Seasons Table
This table shows which months of the year the different types of fish will be of the best quality.
Green - Best time to fish for the specific fish type.
Red - indicates "off season" months.
Note: Events can alter the pricing of the fish (both increase or decrease the price) even though the fish is in season. It's important to check your journal to keep note of these events to ensure you are not going after fish with reduced price, or missing out on fish that is selling above average price.