Sea life on the south coast

Launching from the beach was easy as Fanny Cove is shallow and sheltered and the sand at the water’s edge is hard.  The squid were huge and everywhere – and great fun to catch. We discovered that the squid seem to travel in pairs.  When we caught one, there always seemed to be another following…

Oyster farming

A great half-day boat trip gave us a really great tour of the bay.  Sea lions, dolphins, pelicans and many different types of birds were spotted all around the bays. We stopped at one of the numerous oyster leases in the bay to learn about the industry.  It takes up to 18 months to grow…