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On 21 Nov 2011 at 5:34pm Fishy wrote:
I love the guys in the Riverside, but does anyone know if there're any shacks at Newhaven or nearby where you can buy fish straight off the boats please?
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On 21 Nov 2011 at 6:52pm Southover Queen wrote:
Do you mean Riverside in Lewes or in Newhaven? Coincidentally both have fish shops. The one in Newhaven is good, if you don't already know it.
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On 21 Nov 2011 at 8:57pm Fishy wrote:
I meant the Lewes one - didn't know there was also one in Newhaven. Is it the same? Ideally I want to find a simpler set-up. Thanks...
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On 21 Nov 2011 at 9:17pm Deelite wrote:
Simpler than Terry's Fisheries? You can't get much simpler than that. All Lee does is save you travelling to Newhaven yourself at 5am. The prices are pretty much the same as at the Newhaven place.

Support the Riverside's Terry's Fisheries. Possibly the best retail outlet in the whole of Lewes.
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On 21 Nov 2011 at 9:32pm Fishy wrote:
I don't disagree, but nothing beats the bargains and buzz of occasionally buying straight from the boats on the beach like you can at Hastings and used to be able to do at Bexhill...
 
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On 22 Nov 2011 at 6:55am Paul Newman wrote:
Thats rather exciting Deelite, I think we shall get down there early and grab some of that. I had a go at fishing for Mackerel the other day, little success but I gather that you can pull them in from the beach usually

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On 22 Nov 2011 at 8:27am DFL wrote:
Hi Fishy, you won't be able to "bargain", you will pay the same price as you do at the Riverside, although I must say there's a better selection in Newhaven, well worth a visit. We stock up there once a month.
 
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On 22 Nov 2011 at 8:51am Codman wrote:
Never been impressed with Newhaven outlets. Best value and quality for me is Worthing Beach.
 
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On 22 Nov 2011 at 10:07am Twister wrote:
Buy your overpriced fish from the local Lewes fishmonger you miserable skinflint.....
 
 
On 22 Nov 2011 at 10:17am Old Trout wrote:
The fish Terry's Fisheries at the Riverside is priced extremely reasonably. Not only is it as fresh as you'll get (all the local stuff is same day) but the price is generally much better than the ageing stuff from Tescos (and of course it's not worth mentioning Waitrose).

Paul. November is an odd time to fish for Mackerel. Try June or July when they come inshore a bit.
 
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On 22 Nov 2011 at 12:38pm Fishy wrote:
Thanks for all the advice guys, and the humour! At Rye and Hastings you don't actively 'bargain', but the boys-ashore offer a good bargain - eg 7lb of small local plaice for £5, 8 in-shell scallops for £5, that type of thing.
I agree that Terry's is just miles and miles ahead of supermarkets, but Worthing beach is precisely the sort of tip I was after - so thanks again!
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On 22 Nov 2011 at 2:26pm citizen wrote:
Fishy I know what you mean but I too recommend Terry's as the freshest of them all (and some of it is really affordable). The NEwhaven joint was, I found, disappointing and not fresh, strangely.
 
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On 22 Nov 2011 at 3:19pm Fishy wrote:
There's a lot of not-fresh fish about, sadly. There's one hut in Hastings that always manages to sell "fresh" fish even if the boats haven't been out for a week due to poor weather!
Always check the colour of the gills - red not brown please!
 
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On 22 Nov 2011 at 9:10pm ADT wrote:
Not very helpful - but loved my Sunday morning stroll along some little coastal villages west of Dieppe this summer, all the fish stalls next to the beach, aahhh..
 
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On 24 Nov 2011 at 12:09am AYATOLLAH HOGMANNY wrote:
You could always fish for your own and save the expense of the petrol, buy a rod in the Cliffe, opp Intersport, walk up to just past Willeys Bridge and drop your line there, never caught much more than eels myself but I have heard theres Mullet and Sea Trout to be had if you know how!!!!
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On 24 Nov 2011 at 8:15pm ex fish patty wrote:
A few brown gills in DFL's kitchen if he stocks up once a month!
 
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On 15 Nov 2015 at 3:38pm tim wrote:
Try Catch of the Day mobile fishmonger excellent service nice chap
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On 22 Nov 2015 at 8:15pm amy wrote:
try Tim lovely man business name catch of the day comes to Lewes every week mobile fishmonger tel 07974464724
 
 
On 21 Sep 2016 at 4:59pm yvonne wrote:
catch of the day mobile fresh fishmonger nice friendly chap
 
 
On 6 Sep 2017 at 8:33pm tim wrote:
catch of the day mobile fishmonger
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