AC11_2 Wooden Shark Hook Mortlock Island
Item # .AC11_2
Description .Mortlock or Marqueen Islands Fishing hook collected pre WW11. Referred to as a shark hook but is actually used to catch Ruvettus (Oilfish), a deep water fish. The hook is made from hardwood and attached to cord with woven coconut fibre, with 70 cm of cord for main line attachment.
Size .27cm * 12cm (10 1/2″ * 5″)