They allocated the cod quota a little differently this year, splitting it almost evenly between the A and B seasons. That, combined with very good fishing, is making for a fairly short cod season. The boats are coming back with good loads and not having to burn too much diesel; the dock price is also excellent.
Goldfish and I went snowshoeing on Ballyhoo tonight after work in a near ground blizzard. I haul a sled behind me so I can whiz back down - a reward for the effort on the way up - and often times it was not even touching the ground, streaming out behind me in the wind as I labored my way up. Goldfish prefers to walk back down, no idea why. She gets more of a workout but I have more fun - Chico goes ballistic chasing me on the sled and trying to pull me off, I'm trying to steer with the blowing snow and Chico jumping all over me, and I have the car all warm and toasty by the time she gets down.
After the workout we swung by the plant and saw they were off-loading cod from the Kevleen K. You can see they get pretty iced up out there on the grounds, despite the best efforts of the crew.
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