Ancient Fish Hooks Help Tackle A Modern Problem04:22


The traditional fish hooks used by the Makah Tribe in Washington state have been found to be better at catching halibut than modern circle fish hooks.

As John Ryan (@heyjohnryan) of KUOW reports, the historical hooks help prevent the problems of "bycatch" -- hauling up the wrong type of fish.

This segment aired on May 17, 2018.

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