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Newlyn Fish Market - boats due to land.

Monday, 13 March 2017

Monday, Monday and sardines are on the menu again!



Both the Mayflower and the ...



Asthore put ashore good shots of sardines tonight, the first time the boats have landed any quantity for nearly a month...



as the entire length of the market was taken up with boats landing their fish...



including the Imogen III...


full to the brim, such was the heavy fishing on the sardines...


while a full fridge was testimony to good fishing with the St Ives handline boys who filled their boats yet again...


giving visiting food blogger Mike Warner something to write about on fishing...


it'll be a few hours yet before the boats head back into tier to tie up for the night...


one minute St Ives fisherman Alex was walking the quay with a bag of chips in his hand...


and the next he had been shanghaied by skipper Pete Bullock on the Resolute whose crew had jumped ship and were already filling up with sardines aboard the good ship Mayflower...


all in a good night's work...


sea water produces a foam when aerated as the fish tanks are pumped dry of sea water...


a full moon hangs over the gaps and the old Mission building...



 putting Tom the memorial statue in relief.