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Newlyn Fish Market - boats due to land.

Monday, 16 March 2020

Monday morning market in Newlyn.


Most of the fish one the market this morning was from the beam trawler James RH Stevenson...



plaice...


red mullet...


monkfish...


lemon sole...


and big flats like these turbot...


while on the fridge there were a few boxes of line caught pollack...


and mackerel...


speedily taken away to be packed by the porters...


making her way out to sea for a few days hauling around 1200 pots is the crabber, Nimrod...
  

followed by the inshore crabber Nazarene, expectant gulls following the boat hoping for a few tidbits as the crew cut up bait for the pots...


meanwhile skipper Don on the AA has towed in the Lisa Jacqueline...


after she was fishing in the western channel...


the AA...


then drops the tow as the Lisa re-starts her main engine...


and heads for the gaps...


followed by the AA...


now black but once varnished, Freddie Turner's old Britannia IV heads for the gaps and out to sea.