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Dip net composed of a long pole handle, hoop and net. Net composed of woven cotton string. Hoop composed of two pieces of bent wood, tied together at the top and attached to the pole by two wooden pegs, black coated wire and cord. Net suspended from hoop by six metal rings (three on each side), fibre and wire bindings at top. A small piece of dark blue fabric and light green fabric are tied in the net, as well as some pieces of a rough unwound plant fibre rope. A long cord is attached to a metal ring on both sides of the hoop. A piece of off-white string is tied to the pole near the end.

History Of Use

Used for fishing in rivers.


Said to have once been owned by someone who lived on Island 22, near Chiliwack, who went fishing with the net on the Fraser River.

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