Official Fishing: Barents Sea Wiki

Fish are the primary commodity in Fishing: Barents Sea. You catch and sell fish in order to upgrade your boat with better equipment to catch fish more efficiently.

Types of fish[edit | edit source]

There are 5 main types of fish available to catch on the Barents Sea: Cod, Pollock, Haddock, Redfish, and Mackerel.

Cod icon.png Cod[edit | edit source]

Cod is of the best quality when caught between September and February each season.

Pollack icon.png Pollock[edit | edit source]

Pollock is able to be caught all year round.

Haddock icon.png Haddock[edit | edit source]

Haddock is of the best quality when caught between August and February each season.

Redfish icon.png Redfish[edit | edit source]

Redfish is only available from August to December of each year.

Mackerel icon.png Mackerel[edit | edit source]

Mackerel are of the best quality when caught between May and October each season.

KingCrab-icon.pngKing Crab[edit | edit source]

Catches of king crab are carried out using special crab pots from July to October.

Fishing Seasons Table[edit | edit source]

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.

Fish Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
King Crab


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