Fishing Net with attached cork floats, ca. 1945

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Fishing net with cork floats which were attached by using organic sisal rope. The net would drop down into the water to catch available fish. The corks would float on top of the water. The mesh size of the net would determine the type of fish caught. The size of the cork would remain the same. If the net had bigger openings then more corks were added.

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  • Title: Fishing Net with attached cork floats, ca. 1945
  • Creation Date: circa 1945
  • Subject Date: circa 1945
  • Location: Scarborough, Cumberland County, ME
  • Media: Netting,cork
  • Local Code: 07.133.1
  • Collection: Fishing
  • Object Type: Physical Object

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Scarborough Historical Society & Museum
PO Box 156, Scarborough, ME 04070-0156

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