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NOAA Photo Library Image - fish2080

Pole and line fishing. Man in foreground is throwing live bait in water to keep school of tuna around the boat. Man with hose is spraying water to keep tuna from noticing boat. Lines in upper left lead to pulley system. When large fish is hooked, a man pulls on rope to pull fishing pole vertical which brings fish to side of boat for gaffing.

Image ID: fish2080, NOAA's Fisheries Collection
Location: Atlantic Ocean, Bay of Biscay
Photo Date: 1958
Photographer: Etienne Ithurria

Category: Fisheries/Technique Pole and Line/

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