In this 1949-1950 archive film at 2mins 32 secs there is footage of a salmon coble coming into the old Kilchoan Jetty. The next bit of the film shows the net green at Fascadale.
This is “must see” footage. Early black and white film of bagnet fishing from rowing salmon cobles as well as fly of stake net fishing
The first half of this video gives an idea of what was involved in the fishing.
Good footage of a net being fished: holding the bottom of the net through the top: the “bag” with the fish being tipped into the boat: the jellyfish: replacing the “headpole”, “springing” (releasing) the headpole. This was filmed on the East Coast of Scotland. Their boat has an outboard engine. The Ardnamurchan boats always had inboards
Wild Salmon Fishing in Scotland CNN
Good footage of fish being brought aboard and a discussion of the future
Bagnet fishing at Dunnet Head Scotland. Very good pictures of a bagnet in the water
Good video footage and excellent explanations of Salmon fishing in Mull in the 1980s ( first 10 minutes)
This film has some interesting archive material of rowed salmon boats as well as a fascinating account of efforts to build a new wooden coble
And this is a very engaging trailer for what looks to be a very worthwhile film that seems yet to be released
This is a delightful video from the Highland Archive Service looking deep into the long history of salmon fishing in the North of Scotland. Lorna explains the life cycle of salmon very simply as well as recounting some wonderful anecdotes from the past. Great listening
Nice little film about net making
Net mending. What he in the video calls a “halfer” we called a “three legger” Before a hole could be mended it had to be cleaned up to make sure it had two three leggers: one to start on, the other to finish on