What’s The Catch – May

Welcome back to ‘What’s The Catch?’ – Our monthly blog where we tell you what fish are in season down here on the South Coast of Sussex. You can eat more sustainably by eating fish that is currently in season – by doing so you’re not only saving fish stocks, but you’re getting the freshest fish you could possibly get, straight to your door! Scroll through to see what’s here for May!



Lobster has a sweet flavour and succulent flesh, perfect if you’re wanting to celebrate something special!



Brill is a great size fish for sharing (fillets also available), with a firm but delicate texture and a sweet subtle flavour. This is a versatile fish, which can be steamed, poached, baked grilled and pan-fried, and is high in protein and low in fat!



Another perfect fish for sharing (fillets also available), and widely considered to be one of the most highly prized fish in the sea; this fish is caught along the Sussex coastline by our inshore day boat fleet and has a delicious subtle flavour.


Wild Bass

Bass is a tasty fish with a firm, meaty texture. It is great pan-fried, grilled or even baked, and is a great source of protein.



Mackerel is a delightful, oily fish packed full of Omega-3, B-Vitamins and Vitamin D. It fantastic for BBQ-ing has a strong fish flavour, the right balance of sweet and salty.  



Wild plaice is one of the most plentiful, sustainable fish on the English Channel! Caught by our boats off the coast of Sussex, plaice is a versatile fish (it can be grilled, fried, baked or steamed). It is also a very healthy fish to eat!



Our monkfish is plentiful and sustainable, and a highly versatile fish. It’s firm, meaty flesh and sweet flavour makes it a perfect choice for BBQs, curries, stews and stir fry. Not only this, it has many health benefits including brain boosting B-vitamins, high protein and low fat!

We hope you like our May seasonality picks! We will be sharing some easy recipes throughout the month to compliment our selections!

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