Fish Preserving at Astrakhan (1908)Documentary, Short · 6 June 1908
In this extremely interesting picture we see the fishermen in their work of catching fish with nets and dragging them in by the ton. The first picture shows them drying and mending their nets and making ready to cast them. Next we see the beautiful harbor and their departure for the fishing banks. The men at the galleys pulling the big boats out into the stream and lowering their nets. Then we see them dragging them and throwing the fish into the boats by the thousands, setting sail and returning to land with their wonderful cargo of all kinds a sizes of fish. This film is educational and those who are fortunate enough to see it can gain a great deal of knowledge, for it gives all the principal details of fishing as a large enterprise.
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