Friday, May 1, 2015

Is this crazy?

You read that right:  elvers, little baby eels, are being bought for $1900 a pound.

Elver fyke nets in Camden.

Surprising any fish make it past these nets at all!

I've wanted to look into elvers more for awhile, but this spring has been crazy with personal stuff (which I will write about later).  So I'm just posting these quick photos with the hope that next year I can do more on this crazy seafood market.


  1. I was in Camden a couple of weeks ago and wondered if that is what the nets were for..

  2. and to answer your question..definitely whack-o