D is for Developments in Skiff Technology

Imagine reeling that net in by hand! Luckily for these herring fishermen, their table seiner “North Land” is pursing their catch up for them, thanks to advances in technology ca. 1900-1920. National Archives of Canada, PA 145356.

N is for Net Loft

A net loft crew is hard at work at the Gulf of Georgia Cannery plant. If the building was full of nets, where did all the salmon go? Gulf of Georgia Cannery Society Archives, CFC-3-18-6.