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1) 1445.0001_IN3/4
44 min.; Sound; Color
2) 1445.0001_VHS
VHS
3) 1445.0001_IN3/4
['Fence In the Water' videotape master]
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8723
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Videotape master of 1980 Peg Dice production 'Fence in the Water' about fish weir belonging to Phil Alley and Gordon Chapin. They catch Atlantic herring for Maine sardines, watch for fish and talk about 40 years of fishing on Penobscot Bay. NHF cataloguer's notes, 11/94: Song 'Mrs. MacDonald's Lament' by Gordon Bok. Two men talk about their weir built in 1940. Schools of fish move into harbor and get caught in weir. Diagrams of how a weir operates. Talk about history of ancient Indian weirs. Maine weirs began in 1875. They talk about winter damage, need to inspect and repair netting, cutting trees on shore to use for netting stakes. Repairing weir during low tide using pile driver to pound stakes. Binding the stakes, putting in brush to cut down amount of netting they need. Mending nets. Good shots of completed weir after repair and new nets. Talk about electronic techniques for locating schools. Discuss overfishing.
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