Herring Fishing: Images of an Eastern North Carolina Tradition

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With their dip nets, pound nets, haul seines and juniper boats, residents of Eastern North Carolina waited for the river herring to come home in March, April and May to where they had been spawned. They waited for the muddy rivers, creeks, branches and small streams to flash with a white and silver. In the past, millions of herring would swim up Eastern North Carolina's rivers and creeks from the Atlantic Ocean to spawn each spring. Herring fishermen at dozens of fisheries throughout the region pulled nets teeming with ...

Herring Fishing: Images of an Eastern North Carolina Tradition 2007, History Press (SC), Charleston, SC

ISBN-13: 9781596292697

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