HistoryPoints News

Dec 3, 2012

We love lave nets

Fishermen in Monmouthshire are keeping alive the ancient tradition of catching fish with lave nets, shaped ...

like the letter Y. They wade out into the Severn estuary and wait for fish to swim into their nets. This was once a common practice in British estuarial waters, but the anglers who fish near the Black Rock picnic site, Portskewett, are the last in Wales to use lave nets. To read more, scan the QR codes by the picnic site. Or click here.