Eel spear

Five-pronged metal implement, socketed, to be attached to handle


Five pronged metal implement used for fishing or catching eels, three central prongs are set at 180 degree angle to two outer prongs, there is a socket presumably for the attachment of a wooden handle. Each prong has a triangular point at the tip, the two outer prongs have only half a triangular tip facing inwards, appears to be original feature.

Collection: De Valera Museum

Category: Fishing Equipment

2000.0201 (5566)