DARE Interview : Washington Island, Wisconsin; Primary Informant WI075

  • 1968
  • Informant Data:
  • WI075: White; male; age: 65 (old); education: 8th grade; community type: rural
  • Media Files:
  • Full Interview 1 (Tape 1808-S1).
  • Content:
  • 00:20 Job history, fishing on Lake Michigan
  • 06:10 Fish planted in the lakes
  • 10:45 Methods of fishing
  • 15:35 Trotline described
  • 18:20 Gillnet described
  • 19:15 Fishing business described
  • 20:40 Ice fishing, best time to catch perch
  • 22:10 Changes in trout since introduction of alewife
  • 23:20 Communities in the world that are very healthy, reasons
  • 25:00 Types of fish commercially fished for in Lake Michigan
  • 25:35 Reasons commercial fishing is declining
  • 27:35 Rules of boat traffic
  • 30:25 Trap nets described
  • 31:55 Tape end
  • Full Interview 2 (Tape 1808-S2).
  • Content:
  • 00:10 Fishing nets, trap nets, described
  • 01:40 Description of Informant's nets, setting and lifting them, drying them
  • 05:10 Fishing business
  • 05:30 Types of boats used
  • 06:25 Nets
  • 12:40 Laws relating to fishing and to spawning fish
  • 17:30 Lawyer fish, whitefish, smelts
  • 18:35 [Tape volume drops]
  • 20:05 Eels and fish in Lake Michigan
  • [25:30-32:00 Content missing from recording] 25:45 Discussion of Jewish diet
  • 27:15 Fish in Lake Michigan
  • 29:00 Comparison between fish and bees
  • 31:00 Personal history
  • 32:00 Tape end
  1. Full interview 1

  2. Full interview 2

Details

Fieldworker
Cassidy, Frederic G.
Date
  • 1968
Publisher
  • Dictionary of American Regional English
Language
  • English
Collection
Subjects
For Staff