Halibut Prices High Due to Rough Start To the Season

Halibut season started early this year, but prices are high because of rough weather during the March 6 season opening. Halibut is important not only because of its wonderful flavour, but because its designation as a sustainable fishery makes it a top choice for savvy consumers.

Local supermarkets are starting to carry the prized fish, but prices remain relatively high. ¬† Olav Adlersparre, purchasing manager at Albion Fisheries in Victoria, noted in an article published in Wednesday’s Vancouver Sun, “We are now just starting to see a bit of softening in the prices, but not by much.” … [read full article]

The season on one of the province’s most important fisheries runs until November 15.

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