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Wednesday, 21 November 2012

Does where your fish come from matter?

Perhaps storm 10 later

We glad to be on the way home today, we have had a few very poor days of
weather 6-8..9s at times most of the trip.

They are giving up to force 10 tonight for our fishing area and off Lands End by night time.

Gale warnings - Issued: 0340 UTC Wed 21 Nov

Southerly severe gale force 9 expected later

Shipping Forecast - Issued: 1130 UTC Wed 21 Nov

Wind
Southwest 5 or 6, backing south 7 to severe gale 9, perhaps storm 10 later.
Sea State
Rough or very rough.
Weather
Rain or squally showers.
Visibility
Good, occasionally poor.


The Sparkling Line arrived on the fishing grounds this morning and the Govenek of Ladram is hauling hake gear there today..

We have only been working half our nets this trip cause of weather and not wwanting to leave nets down to long , fishing has been ok really. We have 115bxs hake 23bxs Pollock 12bxs Saithe and 8 mixed fish on Newlyn market in the morning Thursday.....take care Alan

Sunday, 18 November 2012

We left Newlyn at 6am yday steamed west on a very fine day, looking around
the ground today as tide is still to strong for us. No prawn trawlers around
the area we prob shoot our gear tonight for Hake before the wind freshens
and start hauling some hake tomorrow midday. As for today we are looking for
some Pollock with hooks and dive boards.
i will keep in touch during the trip with our hake buyers and hope to land
some hake for thurs or fri on the markets depends on how fresh this weather
comes on during the week
Alan

Friday, 9 November 2012

We have just finished our !st frip since gearbox when back in boat 15days
ago, Fishing been good but we had plenty of bad weather at sea during the
trips. We landed 3 times including this morning total of 620bxs, week off
now and back for another trip come next saturday.
Alan

Saturday, 3 November 2012

Well we have had a couple of fresh days this week and looks the same over
the weekend. We down in same area as we have been the past few trips still a
sign of hake here but not very big fishing 40bxs a day. We have 2 more days
to do Saturday and Sunday we be ashore in Newlyn on Monday hope to have
enough hake for Brixhaam and Newlyn markets on Tuesday. No boats around us
the past few days one Spanish trawler passed west of our gear at the moment
Saturday morning we have W 5-7 gusty and tomor W5-7 occ 8...position
50.07N.....008.25W
Alan