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‘Southland sock’ (3rd of 3)

‘Southland sock’

The tapering fyke net, also known as a Southland sock, is a popular design – it is very portable and collapses flat. This one is on the banks of the Matau (northern) branch of the lower Clutha River, in South Otago.

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Otago Daily Times
Reference: 6 January 2005, p.10
Photograph by Stephen Jaquiery

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Carl Walrond, 'Whitebait and whitebaiting - Nets, screens and canneries', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 29 May 2024)

Story by Carl Walrond, published 24 Sep 2007, reviewed & revised 23 Jun 2023