Fresh monkfish are caught during Swan Song. Fresh monkfish heal 1 hitpoint when successfully cooked and then consumed.
Like regular monkfish, players need a Fishing level of 62 to catch fresh monkfish, but using boosts such as a fishing potions at 59 or an admiral pie at 57 may be used.
During the quest, Arnold Lydspor asks players to refill the fishing colony's food stocks. Players must catch and successfully cook five fresh monkfish. Catching a few extra in case some burn while cooking is not a bad idea, as even players with 99 Cooking may burn them. However it is not recommended that players train Fishing during the quest, as these quest-specific fresh monkfish only provide 1 experience for catching and cooking. If eaten players will heal 1 hitpoint and receive the message: It's so fresh that it's got no flavour, and it doesn't heal much health either.