National Geographic : 1946 Jun
© National Geographic Society To Catch Its Fish, Provincetown First Mends Its Nets Nets spread to dry are a common sight along the water fronts in a number of Cape Cod towns. This fisherman, busy with repairs, submits to questions by his volunteer assistant. Relics of Whaling Days Ornament anInn inWellfleet Time was, before the blockade in1775, when nearly every Wellfleet man was a whaler. Old-timers leftthese instruments: acutting spade forstripping blubber; a sextant for navigation; and scales forweighing fish.