Scotland's Salmon Netsmen - mono

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Salmon netter Ian Falconer (background) alligns poles in holes on the foreshore at low tide during construction of the stake net on the rocks at Boddin, Angus. The once-thriving Scottish salmon netting industry fell into decline in the 1970s and 1980s when the numbers of fish caught reduced due to environmental and economic reasons. By 2007, only a handful of men still caught wild salmon and sea trout using traditional methods, mainly for export to the Continent.
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