Musée du Bas-Saint-Laurent

Fishing from the wharf

Two men and two women fishing from rocks.

Fishing from rocks in Rivière-du-Loup (1905‒1920).

© Musée du Bas-Saint-Laurent, Jean-Baptiste Dupuis coll., jbd452.

What kinds of fish were they hoping to catch? May be with a little luck a cod or two? Small smelts or plaice? In any case, it was said that the best bait was “sea worms” found under the rocks at low tide. 

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