Posted by: Team - Bowhead whale | June 7, 2011

Ammaset are here!

The true sign of summer are the enormous schools of capelin that come to spawn on the black beach of Qeqertarsuaq. The whole town is out catching the fish – accompanied by seagulls, seals and humpback whales.

Capelins in the shallow water ready to spawn. Photo: M. Christoffersen

Fisherman of all sizes and ages rushed down to the beach. Photo: M. Christoffersen

Catch after 5 minutes. Photo: M. Christoffersen


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