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Tuna Fishing is Promising New Industry

Joins a tuna boat from Bega, New South Wales in one of the first well-organised attempts to establish tuna fishing as an industry in Australian waters.
Series : Australian Diary | Episode : 56 | Year : 1952 | Total Duration : 3 Minutes | Producer : Jack S Allan
Tuna fishing boat launched at Bega. Filipino skipper shows fisherman how to bait the hook. Spotter points at school of tuna. Live bait taken from boats tank. Fisherman on back of boat with rods pulls in tuna. Tuna catch slides down into boat.
Access No. 43310 | 2 mins 8 secs | 1950s | Bega, NSW, Australia | © NFSA | B&W |