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Friends of Shades Creek Holiday Party

December 12, 2019 @ 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm



December 12, 2019
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
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357 Lucerne Blvd
Homewood, AL United States
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Friends of Shades Creek Holiday Party 

Thursday, Dec. 12, 2019 at 6:30 P.M.

357 Lucerne Blvd. in Homewood.

Our December meeting is a holiday party with a pot-luck supper, good food, good conversation and short presentation for the evening. Bring a dish: vegetable, salad, or dessert. A meat and vegetarian main entree will be provided. Call or text 205-541-7244 to let us know what you will be bringing.

Presentation by Dr. Jim Brown: Fishtraps.

Stationary fishtraps in river rapids were outlawed by Alabama statute as early as 1920 — but are such an efficient way to catch fish that they persisted for decades more just the other side of the law.  In 1981 Jim Brown found one up on the Mulberry near Arkadelphia, did an oral interview with its most personable owner, and then did some research on both the tradition and the State Game & Fish laws that challenged the practice.  He’s still fascinated by the whole thing, but has instructions to keep it short.ww