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TITLE
Shelling mussels for bait, Lybster
EXTERNAL ID
QZP40_CAITHNESS_CROFTING_80
PLACENAME
Lybster
DISTRICT
Southern Caithness
OLD COUNTY/PARISH
CAITHNESS: Latheron
PERIOD
1980s
CREATOR
Nellie Geddes
SOURCE
Highland Libraries
ASSET ID
41361
KEYWORDS
audios
fishing industry
fishing
fishing boats
fishing nets
fishermen
fish

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In this audio extract, Nellie Geddes from Lybster describes how children in fishing families shared in the work of collecting mussels for baiting fishing lines. Lines were used to catch white fish such as cod and haddock, and were very long lengths of line with hooks at regular intervals.

(full transcription to follow soon)

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Shelling mussels for bait, Lybster

CAITHNESS: Latheron

1980s

audios; fishing industry; fishing; fishing boats; fishing nets; fishermen; fish

Highland Libraries

Caithness Recordings: Fishing

In this audio extract, Nellie Geddes from Lybster describes how children in fishing families shared in the work of collecting mussels for baiting fishing lines. Lines were used to catch white fish such as cod and haddock, and were very long lengths of line with hooks at regular intervals.<br /> <br /> (full transcription to follow soon)