National Geographic : 1941 May
Photograph from the Dept. ofthe Interior, Canada Fishermen Make Ready to Transfer the Catch from the Trap of a Sardine WeirtoaCork-buoyed Seine Nets rise high above the surface when the tide is out near St. Andrews on Passamaquoddy Bay. Following along the barrier ofpoles and nets, the fish enter the staked trap (left). When the net inside is hauled, the sardines are forced into the seine (foreground). Thisisthen partially pulled into the small boats, crowding the fish into a "pocket" from which they are scooped into the rowboats.