The sea-fisherman, or Fishing pilotage

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Printed and Published for the author, by S. Barbet, 1865 - 196 oldal
 

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2. oldal - Sea- Fisherman: comprising the Chief Methods of Hook and Line Fishing in the British and other Seas, a glance at Nets, and remarks on Boats and Boating. Second Edition, enlarged, with 80 Woodcuts. Post 8vo. 12s. Gd. The Fly- Fisher's Entomology. By ALFRED RONALDS. With coloured Representations of the Natural and Artificial Insect.
182. oldal - The whole coasts of Labrador and Nova Scotia, as well as Newfoundland, are the scene of these fisheries. Twenty thousand British subjects are annually employed, with from two to three hundred schooners, on the Labrador stations. About four-fifths of what we prepare is afterwards exported to the Catholic countries of Europe. A great quantity of Cod is imported green, that is, it is split and salted, but has not been dried at the stations. ' Cod are also taken with large nets, called Cod-seines, from...
2. oldal - There's three to boil, and three to fry, And three to bait the line. The boatie rows, the boatie rows, The boatie rows indeed ; And happy be the lot of a...
129. oldal - A great improvement on the above would be to fasten the line to the end of the Otter itself, and afterwards connect it with the bridle with a piece of fine twine, when a fish is hooked you will by the act of striking the fish break the twine, and the strain coming on the end of the Otter you will easily haul it on shore. The...
4. oldal - As the greater portion of Sea-Fishing is carried on afloat, some remarks on " Boats and Boating," with illustrations of a few useful rigs, have been included in the work ; these the author thought necessary, and he trusts they may be found acceptable.
6. oldal - ... either on the bottom or close to it. Pollack are found off the rocky points and on or close to foul ground ; whiting usually on soft ground, and dabs on »both soft oozy bottoms and hard sand ; mullet and sand-smelts at the mouth of streams or drains, &c. Before fishing it is a good plan to purchase the chart or plan of that particular harbour, arm of the sea. or section of coast you may visit. For a certain kind of information you must rely on residents of the locality— such as the time of...
128. oldal - ... flat wood about four inches from each end, to the middle of one of which a mast and sail is attached. Each of these cylinders has a small hole on both the upper and under sides, consequently the whole affair sinks after the cylinders become filled with water. The sunken lester-cocks are useful in towing out a trot for ground fish, and will sink more rapidly by attaching a bag of sand (if necessary), to overcome the buoyancy of the slips of wood and mast.
161. oldal - ... barrel, and pour the hot liquid over it. If the net be put in the boiler, it should be quite covered' with the liquid, or the hot metal may scorch it. The price of catechu is about fivepence per pound, and it is often used without any admixture of oak-bark. Catechu can be obtained from ship-chandlers in the chief ports of the kingdom. The boiler should be one of copper, or if of iron galvanized, to avoid rust. For a net previously tanned use a pound less catechu. Some of the Cornish fishermen...

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