Low water fishing for Lobster

On every big low tide all around Jersey people go in search of their dinner. You need to head well offshore to the lowest tidal areas where the search for Lobster begins. Anyone who has been low water fishing for a long time will have their...

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Silly Wrasse

The big low tides this week seems to have confused a few fish. On our Karame walk Keith heard a strange flapping sound. Closer investigation revealed a Ballan Wrasse (or Rockfish – Labrus bergylta) in a bit of a flap among the rocks having been...

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Nets keep on catching

A cold sunny days walk to Icho and Seymour Tower, or as I prefer to call it The Two Towers walk. Just a great days walk to explore the area. Nearing Seymour Tower we came across the remains of a discarded gill net which though abandoned continues...

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Cooking with seaweed- Dulse

It was mainly Prannie Rhatigan’s fascinating modern cookery book “Irish Seaweed Kitchen“ which got us going. The receipes are just too tempting. So we thought let’s start with something easy and tasty – dulse (known to the marine biologists as...

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