Our friend and loyal customer, Tilman Wuerschmidt, brought these wonderful historic fishing films to my attention. I am always amazed by the timeless nature of fishing, especially since the way we do it now is no less manual than it was back then. I do not consider myself particularly nostalgic or prone to bouts of commercial fishing romantic flight, but thinking about these fisherman across the world and in another century plying the sea searching for honor and adventure and food, reminds me, in my own time and place, to be prideful of what I do. Enjoy the video.
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