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  • Putchers numbering in the several hundreds were assembled into great weirs on the Severn and other English rivers in order to trap salmon moving up the rivers; similar fishing practices with roots in prehistory evolved wherever salmon and other seasonal anadromous fish migrations existed.

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  • "The means of salmon fishing allowed on his beat are putchers, kypes, and lave nets, and the use of all three is based upon the rapid ebb and flow of the tide." The Countryman, (a British agricultural journal), Vol. LIII, No. 1, pp. 89-90, 1956.

    September 1, 2010

  • *yoink*

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  • A conical-shaped basket sort of fish trap, almost exclusively used for salmon.

    September 1, 2010