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What Fish Are in Season in the UK in March?

What Fish Are in Season in the UK in March?

March is the first month that Spring really kicks off however, as the weather is still questionable the choice of fish that’s in season in the UK in March varies.

If you’re looking for the freshest fish to cook up this March, you’re in luck! We’ve put together this handy guide that is regularly updated to help you figure out which fish are in season during this month.

So, what’s on the menu?

Local Skate

Skate is a great choice for those who are looking for a sustainable seafood option and the fact it’s local to us, means it tastes that little bit better.

This fish can be quite strong in flavour, so it’s perfect for those who like their food with a bit of a kick. Skate can be grilled, baked, or even used in soups and stews.

Lemon Sole

Dover Sole’s much more delicate relation, Lemon Sole is best enjoyed as fresh as possible; in some occasions straight off the boat.

When grilled or fried, lemon sole is a delicious source of protein.


Did you know that the eyes of the brill are on the left side of it’s head!

These unique creatures are known to feed in offshore sand and mud and are commonly found in water depths below 55m. They have been known to feed closer to home however, these sightings are rare.

We catch brill from all around the UK coastline.


This delicious white-fleshed fish mainly lives on the seabed and attract crab, fish and shrimps with their fins.

Gurnards can be quite bony and have a very plain taste however, they make a fantastic addition to that last soup you’ll be cooking ahead of the summer months.


Monkfish are deep water fish found at the bottom of the ocean and mostly harvested in the North Atlantic from coastal Norway to the Mediterranean.

Known for its versatility, monkfish can be baked, broiled, fried, grilled poached or sautéd whilst the fillets are known to take on the flavour of marinades and sauces very well.

Start exploring your March options

These are just a few of the many fish that are in season in the UK throughout March.

If you’re looking for more inspiration, shop online now or pop in and speak to Darren and the team about our amazing selection of sustainable, in-season seafood.

Don’t forget to also follow us on Tiktok and like and comment on our In Season March video.