June 3, 2021
OnDeck in the Pacific Northwest & Alaska: Nets & Haulers
OnDeck: Volume 4 is all about Nets & Haulers, from gillnetting to hauling longline slinky pots. The fisherman’s net is a universal symbol of abundance and community provision. As National Fisherman’s Boats & Gear Editor Paul Molyneaux notes in his profile on modern seining gear, the earliest depictions of seining date back to Egyptian tombs constructed 5,000 years ago. The ancient use of weirs dates back at least 14,000 years. Eventually, fishermen across the globe began to cast nets from boats…
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