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Fishing Nets in front of Sutors
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Fishing Nets in front of Sutors

These bag nets can be seen out of the water for cleaning in picture #101 and picture #219.
Picture added on 21 July 2003
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Salmon Fishing
Comments:
I remember the salmon fishing nets at the back of the Sutor. It was only the elite who got out to them. We were kept on the sweep nets either on Nigg beach or in front of the bothy. Hamish Stuart was the boss then & Jakey Tar the chief coble or sledge driver. We used to make good money at 15 years old. those were the days.
Added by Anon on 21 July 2003
These nets were set at The Hole which was slightly west of Macfarquer's bed. I worked here many times.
Added by Kenny MacFarlane on 13 August 2003
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Salmon Fishing

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