Photos, Prints, Drawings Hellgrammites and crawfish in the bottom of a bucket
Photos, Prints, Drawings
- Hellgrammites and crawfish in the bottom of a bucket
- Contributor Names
- Hufford, Mary, 1952- (Photographer)
- Created / Published
- August 30, 1997
- Subject Headings
- - Fishing
- - August
- - Summer
- - Hellgrammites
- - Fishing baits
- - Ethnography
- - Photographs
- - West Virginia -- Raleigh County -- Sundial
- - West Virginia -- Coal River
- - Hellgrammites, also known as "grampus," are the larva of the dobson fly. They first hatch in late spring and hide under rocks from would-be predators, such as red-eye, bass, walleye, and other game fish native to Coal River. Fishermen in the region capture hellgramites to use as bait.
- 35 mm Color Slide
- Call Number
- AFC 1999/008: CRF-MH-C059-10
- Source Collection
- Coal River Folklife Collection (AFC 1999/008)
- American Folklife Center
- Digital Id
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