National Geographic : 1928 Jul
Photographs by Lewis R. Freeman "HE'LL GO THREE POUNDS OR I MISS MY GUESS !" Barrel nets are used by Missouri River fishermen below Omaha. The floating crate in the foreground, with the sliding top, is used to keep fish alive until they can be marketed. ROCKABYE BABY INAFIISHNET When the nets are not doing duty inthe waters ofthe Missouri they can be used to good purpose as asafe resting place for the family offspring.