Turtle shooter on a shrimp net

236202
Date
1985
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Four color slides. The turtle shooter was to allow large fish and turtles out of the net during trawling. Today it is known as a TED (Turtle Exclusion Device). Photos taken during fieldwork for video documentary on Florida shrimping called Fishing All My Days, and was made by the Florida Folklife Program, and the University of Florida (WUFT-TV).
Type
Still Image
Item ID
S86-294 - S86-297
Stone, Jake

Jake Stone with "Turtle shooter" on a shrimp net - South Daytona, Florida

60165
Date
1986
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
fs86294
Folklife Collection.

Interview with retired netmaker and shrimper Captain Jake Stone

238890
Date
1984-08-10
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Two audio cassettes. Audio does not start immediately. C86-143: Capt. Jake Stone discusses his early years in shrimping, 1947-1948; his first shrimp boat was the "Jim Dozier"; tells fishing story; discusses shrimping in the present day - differences; family background; shrimp boats he's run; New Smyrna, Florida as "shrimping Mecca"; modern shrimping ports; communication; "heading" shrimp stories; shrimping as a family business; superstitions among fishermen; "oil drip" story; shrimp captain, "Gator Pierce"; fisherman, Ralph Weatherly; fishing territories; electric reels; net-making; old-time net-maker, Anchor Damgard; fisherman, Johnny McDonald; tells fishing and shrimping stories throughout tape. C86-141: Captain Stone discusses various aspects of shrimping and netmaking such as the types of nets he made ("Jubilee" nets, "Joe Lucas" nets, and "Brownie" nets); innovations in his net-making; intricacies of net-making and how they work; seasonal runs of shrimp; decreasing catches of shrimp and rising prices; legends of shark feeding; younger generation's lack of interest in net making; modern shrimping vs. shrimping when Capt. Stone was younger. Interview conducted during fieldwork for video documentary on Florida shrimping called Fishing All My Days, and was made by the Florida Folklife Program, and the University of Florida (WUFT-TV). A transcript of the interview can be found in S 1579, box 1, folder: "C86-99 through C86-149."
Type
Sound
Item ID
C86-141
Item ID
C86-143
Stone, Jake

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