Fish Net Mesh Gauge and Fishing Net Needle

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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.



Hunting and Fishing, Tools


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