Herring weir grabbing, Lubec, ca. 1935

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Herring weir grabbing, Lubec, ca. 1935

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Description

This is an example of the fisherman’s grabbing technique with a herring weir, leaning back with a straight back as he dries up the pocket. Dories are designed to take a great load on the side without losing stability. The herring in this photo are “4s and 5s” i.e. four fish or five fish to the can of sardines.

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About This Item

  • Title: Herring weir grabbing, Lubec, ca. 1935
  • Creation Date: circa 1935
  • Subject Date: circa 1935
  • Town: Lubec
  • County: Washington
  • State: ME
  • Media: Photographic print
  • Dimensions: 20.4 cm x 26.6 cm
  • Local Code: 294 jpg
  • Object Type: Image

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Lubec Historical Society
135 Main Street, Lubec, ME 04652

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