Footage of fishing off Southend coast in Essex.
L/S Fishing near Southend Pier in Essex. M/S Another angle, smack. L/S and M/S of seamen winding up net. C/U and M/S of net. C/U of type loosening rope, pan to net in water. M/S fishermen hauling up net and spilling out white-bait onto deck (2 shots). M/S of Seamen sifting fish. C/U of whitebait being sifted. M/S of fishermen sifting and throwing rejects overboard.
M/S Seagulls descending on rejected fish. (4 shots). M/S of seaman pouring water into basket of fish. C/U pouring fish into tub and another seaman starting to sift them. C/U Pouring fish into box. C/U Fish going into box.
M/S of seamen stowing boxed whitebait into long boat. M/S Another shot, seamen stowing boxed whitebait into long boat and long boatmen preparing to shove off from smack. C/U. Seaman pulling in rope after long boat cast off. M/S Long boat pulling away from smack. L/S. boat going away into distance towards pier.