Netmaking and Net Fishing Around the State

Photos on the first page of this album show images of Burbank Trawl Makers, Inc. in Fernandina Beach, Florida.

This second page shows images of netmaking and net fishing from around the state. The earliest image is from the late 1800s.

Fisherman's seines on the St. Johns River (187-)

Fisherman's seines on the St. Johns River (187-)

Image number: RC13695

Bob Kyle casting his fishing net: Bahia Honda Key, Florida (1949)

Bob Kyle casting his fishing net: Bahia Honda Key, Florida (1949)

Image Number: C011109

Seine nets drying at a dock: Marco Island, Florida (1959)

Seine nets drying at a dock: Marco Island, Florida (1959)

Image Number: C031409

Mullet fishermen: Shell Point, Florida (1965)

Mullet fishermen: Shell Point, Florida (1965)

Image Number: DD0488

Net maker Martin Cooper repairing a shrimp trawl net: Jacksonville, Florida (1984)

Net maker Martin Cooper repairing a shrimp trawl net: Jacksonville, Florida (1984)

Image Number: FS861958

Net maker Joe Floyd in his shop: Jacksonville, Florida (1985)

Net maker Joe Floyd in his shop: Jacksonville, Florida (1985)

Image Number: FS861951

Rickey Doublerly knitting a fishing net: Jacksonville, Florida (1988)

Rickey Doublerly knitting a fishing net: Jacksonville, Florida (1988)

Image number: FS91504

Detailed view of a fishing net being knitted by Rickey Doublerly: Jacksonville, Florida (1988)

Detailed view of a fishing net being knitted by Rickey Doublerly : Jacksonville, Florida (1988)

Image number: FS91507

Knitting needles used by Rickey Doublerly to knit fishing nets: Jacksonville, Florida (1988)

Knitting needles used by Rickey Doublerly to knit fishing nets: Jacksonville, Florida (1988)

Image number: FS91510

Shrimp nets: Jacksonville, Florida (1988)

Shrimp nets: Jacksonville, Florida (1988)

Image number: FS91511

Shrimp nets: Jacksonville, Florida (1988)

Shrimp nets: Jacksonville, Florida (1988)

Image number: FS91512

Fishing nets: Jacksonville, Florida (1988)

Fishing nets: Jacksonville, Florida (1988)

Image number: FS91513

Dale Davis brings trawl net on the deck: Apalachicola Bay, Florida  (1986)

Dale Davis brings trawl net on the deck: Apalachicola Bay, Florida (1986)

Image number: FS88639

Trawl net approaches stern: Apalachicola Bay, Florida (1986)

Trawl net approaches stern: Apalachicola Bay, Florida (1986)

Image number: FS88631

Reginald Reese making a cast net while Max Dooley observes: Lakeland, Florida (1993)

Reginald Reese making a cast net while Max Dooley observes: Lakeland, Florida (1993)

Image number: FS95618