Tuesday, March 22, 2011

Fresh catch stuck in the mud

While out and about yesterday we saw this fishing boat up from the Carolina's stuck in the mud and listing.

By the time we had returned with the camera the second tide had started to come in.

We drove over the bridge for a bow view.

 The boat had been there since 6:00 am it was now going on 4:30 pm.
They waited through the first tide of the day but, it
wasn't enough for them to be able to back off sand bar.

The sun came out and began to set so I looked around
for things to take photos of.

Like this bait and ice dock building wonderfully weathered by the salt air.

Hundreds of traps stacked up.

Thick blue dock line.

Life ring.

Then the fishing boat called "Big Bob" came rushing in 
with the one of the crew  shouting "dinner".

Looks like a few fellow seafood lovers will be there too.


annechovie said...

Great photos, Rita. Hope you're well! xx

Linda @ Itsy Bits And Pieces said...

Really wonderful photos, Rita...thanks for sharing them with us!

beachcomber said...

great photos. nice to see a different coastline.

Julie@beingRUBY said...

Lovely shots Rita... and love all the birds gathering in the sky.. they know it's supper time...

ciao xxx Julie

rjerdee said...

Fun story, Rita!

jmac said...

As a sailor, I know all too well that feeling of gloom as you wait for the tide to come in and release your boat from that nasty shoreline/sandbar....waiting and waiting to find out if any damage has been done, is there anything man can do to release it...But alas, the sea takes from you only to give it right back. We always know the tide will come...we know it will be good to us and the boat. She's lovely like that!

Burlap Luxe said...

Wish I were there with you, listening to the sounds of the ocean calling! I love all that you inspire my girl...Longing for a beach side life :)

Thank you my friend, for being a dear friend to us all.

Keep inspiring your beauty.

Stitchfork said...

Love your photos! So, did the boat make it out of the mud?

Privet and Holly said...

I could almost
smell the salt
air! And the last
photo made me smile.
xx Suzanne

Pearl Maple said...

fabulous things you have going on here in your blog space

Eliza said...

Wow, Rita, awesome images!! I love our coastline and you've captured it beautifully! xoxo Beth

Lady Grey said...

that photo of the rope is gorgeous!

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