Undated. Cole Harbour Rural Heritage Society Archives.
A silent video showing Eel Fishing in Cole Harbour, Nova Scotia. The video is in colour. This video has no sound.
First, the men use axes to chop holes in the ice for them to fish through.
Then, they use long eel spears to fish for eels.
Eels are shown on the ice.
More chopping holes and fishing through the holes is shown.
A close up of a fishing hole is shown.
More eels are shown on the ice.
A man puts eels into a bucket.
Close ups of two men fishing are shown.
A man chops another hole in the ice.
An eel caught on the end of a spear is shown.
A man fishes for eels using a spear, and then picks up an axe and moves off camera.
Close ups of fishing holes with spears in them are shown.
A man is shown fishing for eels.
An eel is shown on the ice.
A man is shown fishing, and then a shot of another man fishing.
A man chops another hole in the ice using an axe.
A close up of a fishing hole is shown, while an eel spear punches through the ice still on top of it.
A man chops a hole in the ice, and another person starts fishing through it.
A bucket of eels is shown.
A man picks seaweed off of his eel spear.
A shot of multiple people fishing for eels through different holes in the ice.
A man walks around and puts eels in a bucket while others continue to fish.
A person fishes for eels through a hole in the ice.