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Resting on the deck in the suns rays two fishermen chat and do various small tasks after a very early morning of fishing. Most boats head out to sea by 5:30 am to get their catch. After they return to harbor they clean their catch, a huge task in my opinion and then take them to be weighed in and sold. A good catch is around 3200 lbs and up so I understood. You can see the seagulls in the water in front of the stage where they had all gathered to eagerly feast on the scraps of the catch as it was cleaned. Then they get to get ready for the next trip back out to the open waters to once again search for the large schools of fish. We were there when the Mackerel Season was open and it seemed most of the boats we saw were having success with their trips out.
Taken in the harbor at Fleur De Lys, Newfoundland ,Canada
Rebel XSI Sigma 55mm-200mm

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fishermen, boats, seagulls

I am an amateur photographer from Sherwood Park, Alberta Canada.
Love scenery, wildlife and anything that catches my eye as being unique. Have a Canon Rebel XSI with a 100mm – 400mm Lens that allows me to get some wonderful captures!

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  • Vickie Emms
    Vickie Emmsover 3 years ago

    there we go,,,,,,,,,,this is beautiful sis
    I love the blue boat

  • Just what you asked for :>)) Thank you Sis, I loved this shot! :>)) Leslie

    – Leslie van de Ligt

  • Robin Webster
    Robin Websterover 3 years ago

    Love this! I am imagining sitting right there right now!

  • Thanks so very much Robing :>)) Leslie

    – Leslie van de Ligt

  • Shiva77
    Shiva77over 3 years ago

    wonderful work!

  • Shiva thank you so very much. :>)) Leslie

    – Leslie van de Ligt

  • nastruck
    nastruckover 3 years ago

    Very nice Leslie! I love shots like this….

  • Happy New Year Harold!! Thanks very much. I really loved it here. :>)) Leslie

    – Leslie van de Ligt

  • CeePhotoArt
    CeePhotoArtover 3 years ago

    Congratulations!! You have been featured in the Disability and Beauty group.

  • Oh Cee Thank you so very Much! It means so much to receive a feature in this wonderful diverse Group!!
    :>)) Leslie

    – Leslie van de Ligt

  • mrcoradour
    mrcoradourover 3 years ago
    OH gosh what a wonderful spot to be, I can see Sally & me there now a glass of Red & all that peace. great shot young Lady,

    hugzzzzzzzzzz

  • Thank you so very much Malcolm. A perfect spot for friends to have a good chat! :>)) Leslie

    – Leslie van de Ligt

  • sarnia2
    sarnia2over 3 years ago

  • trish725
    trish725over 3 years ago

  • Rocky Loder
    Rocky Loderover 3 years ago

    beautiful…very close to my home town of LaScie,NF….

  • Thank you so very and for the fave. Coming from a islander it means alot. :>)) Leslie

    – Leslie van de Ligt

  • CarolM
    CarolMover 3 years ago

    It looks so inviting. What a wonderful shot.

  • Many thanks Carol. This is so much a way of life there. It is as relaxing as it looks! :>)) Leslie

    – Leslie van de Ligt

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