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NOAA Photo Library Image - fizh2059

Artwork. Trotline. Sketch of a typical trotline being fished. Shows the anchored and buoyed line, with baits in place, passing over roller on the side of the boat. The fisherman dip nets the crabs as they are brought to the surface. (From Cargo.)

Image ID: fizh2059, NOAA's Historic Fisheries Collection
Credit: NOAA Central Library Historical Fisheries Collection

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