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Remnants of the pound net, originally used by Croatan Indians and depicted in John White's drawings, can still be seen in North Carolina rivers of today. The pound nets of today are more sophisticated, but still lead fish into a trap and hold them there. A full size net is on display at the North Carolina Marine Resources Center on Roanoke Island.
Early North Carolina explorers, like John White and Richard Hakluyt, described fishing methods used by Native Americans centuries ago. West discusses fishing artifacts found in North Carolina.
When the first European settlers arrived in the 1500s, Native Americans occupied North Carolina. Taylor discusses their efficiency as hunters and fishermen.