STK-ID 44608

Eel fishing in Saint Lawrence River; MLS of man and woman walking towards along eel weir (used to trap eels when tide comes in). Shots of them making their way inside weir up to pen containing catch, man uses dip net to scoop up catch, edible fish are placed in canvas bag held by women, eels are dropped into another pen, unwanted fish are put back into river, including CUs of woman holding small sturgeon in her hand. They move to eel pen, scoop them up and bag them, CUs of wriggling eels. Various shots of weir in river at low tide.


Excerpt from
Odyssée sonore
Capitale-Nationale (region)
National Film Board
Available formats
Digital Bétacam, Reel 16 mm, Digital Video Disk
Shooting format
Super 16mm color neg
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
720 x 486