Fish Net Mesh Gauge and Fishing Net Needle

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 On Exhibit
 

We used a netting needle and gauge to make gill nets for fishing. This type of needle, made of birch, was pointed at one end and concave at the other. The net gauge was made from a rectangular piece of birch wood.

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Category

Hunting and Fishing, Tools
 

Zone

The Community’s Way of Life
 

Lending Institution / Lender

Royal Ontario Museum, Toronto, Canada
 

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