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When Crab Was King: The Rise and Fall of the Kodiak King Crab Fishery

A Year-long radio project of the Kodiak Maritime Museum

Norm Sutliff Tells the Evolution of Crab Line (Episode 22 runs Oct 4 thru 11)

From manila to wire line to polyprop and nylon. Norm Sutliff owned the hardware and fishing supply store in downtown Kodiak. He's sold it all and he tells how he and the fleet decided which worked best.

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