Author: Hanbury, David T. [from old catalog]
Sport and travel in the northland of Canada (1904) (14781484834)
Identifier: sporttravelinnor00hanb ( find matches) Title: Sport and travel in the northland of Canada Year: 1904 ( 1900s) Authors: Hanbury, David T. (from old catalog) Subjects: Hunting Inuit language Publisher: New York, The Macmillan company London, E. Arnold Contributing Library: The Library of Congress Digitizing Sponsor: The Library of Congress View Book Page: Book Viewer About This Book: Catalog Entry View All Images: All Images From Book Click here to view book online to see this illustration in context in a browseable online version of this book. Text Appearing Before Image: ' Text Appearing After Image: FROM BAKER LAKE TO BACKS RIVER 115 bait, so that large numbers of deer are captured. Deer,however, must be numerous for a fair chance of success,and the pitfalls must be closely watched; for, as soon asa beast falls into a pit, he commences to fight and worry,and if he dies from exhaustion, as he soon does, the fleshis almost uneatable. ^ Iglor-yu-ullig has a wide reputation among the Huskiesas a fishing place. There must be springs in the riverhere, for even during the most severe winters the ice neverattains a thickness of more than two or three inches. Ihad given Pitzeolah nets, but he had not been successful,not knowing how to set them underneath the ice. White-fish and toolabies cannot be taken with a hook, but inwinter they are speared in this manner : Through a longishhole cut in the ice the skin of a fish is passed down intothe water, head up stream. This skin, being distendedwith water so as to have a natural appearance, acts asa decoy, and, when live fish approach, down come Note About Images' Please note that these images are extracted from scanned page images that may have been digitally enhanced for readability - coloration and appearance of these illustrations may not perfectly resemble the original work.''