STK-ID 1344

Herring Hunters (07/12/1949): shots of seiners in Strait of Georgia from bridge of ship, helmsman of camera ship in extreme foreground in two of the shots. Shot of four or five seiners pulling in seine, wooded coast in background. MLSs of fishermen pulling on net, caging net between two boats, preparing suction hose. Sequence on suction hose in operation, fish being sucked up from seine, spilling into hold. Shot of seiner hauling in net at dusk. Interior shot of fishing vessel, special elevator bringing up fish from hold, fisherman knee deep in fishes.


Excerpt from
Aluminum Bridge/ Herring Hunters
British Columbia
National Film Board
Available formats
Digital Bétacam, Reel 35 mm, Digital Video Disk
Shooting format
35mm fine grain b&w
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
720 x 486