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A view across the the Solway merse with stake nets in the distance. The footprints are made by a fisherman walking out to check the nets. The nets, strung out on wooden posts, form a maze in which salmon are trapped. This route across the sands is taken also by haaf net fishermen, who stand chest deep in the tide holding a wide beam to catch trout or salmon.View of a haaf net fisherman
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Additional Photos by Bev Turner (Glint) Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1047 W: 30 N: 1226] (6171)
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