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The nature of the shore and the height of the water level sometimes combine to make dip-netting impossible. Recourse is then had to the double-pointed spear, the socketed barbs of which are connected to the shaft by strong cords, so that when a fish is struck and its struggles detach the barbs from the prongs, it is held as by a hook and line.
Tlakluit Indians Photogravure Native Americans Men's clothing Manners and customs Landscapes Landscape photography Fishing Clothing and dress
Photogravure, 22.25 x 18.25 inches: The North American Indian; being a series of volumes picturing and describing the Indians of the United States, and Alaska, 970.6 C942 vol.8 plates, William Smith Mason Collection of Western Americana, Special Collections, Honnold/Mudd Library