Some six years after sales of fresh fish, straight from the boat in Queenscliff Harbour ended, the Cull family is back in business.
Commercial fisherman Graham Cull and wife Michelle have resumed selling fish within hours of it being caught. And the initial response to MiShells Seafood suggests locals couldn’t be happier.
“Ninety percent of the fish are coming off our own boats,” said Graham. “We’ve got the Coovara, which is a trawler, and that catches all of our flathead,
flake and other fish, then we’ve got the scallops and squid coming straight off the Rachel Marie.
“We’ve also got a little prawn trawler down in Lakes Entrance and that’s bringing in prawns and crabs and a few other bits and pieces as well.”
In others words, the fish doesn’t get much fresher!
“We want to be a cheap as we can, we might not be able to compete with all of the supermarket prices but our fish is guaranteed fresh,” said Michelle.
“It has to be fresh because we can’t keep it too long. Every Friday we’ll be bringing the fish straight in off our boats and selling it every Saturday and Sunday. “
MiShells will be open on Saturday and Sundays from 8 am until 3pm, unless sold out.
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