Channel islands Maritime Museum Speakers Series presents: From Hooks to Harpoons by Mick Kronman

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hospital arial,sans-serif; font-size: 12pt;”>Thursday June 16 at 6:30 for Social Hour, Talk at 7:00

He will talk about the history of fishing in the Santa Barbara Channel from Chumash times to the present. His talk will include the evolution of five gear types, nets, harpoons, hook and line, traps and diving. Mick will also tell some juicy stories about the thick- skinned men who practiced their trade , providing the grit and ingenuity essential to that evolution.

Mick has been a fisherman for 10 years, a maritime consultant, and journalist with over 1500 published stories. Since 2000 he has held the position of City of Santa Barbara Harbor Operations Manager, and twice been named Harbor Master of the Year

The Channel Islands Maritime Museum is open daily from 11-5pm. Located in Oxnard’s Channel Islands Harbor at 3900 Bluefin Circle, permanent exhibits include a seascape gallery of rare and beautiful maritime paintings dating back to the 1600’s and more than sixty world-class models of historic ships. There is a gift shop. Museum entry is $5 adults, $4 seniors, $2 children (ages 6-17), and free for members and children under 6. Third Thursday of the month is free. Info: or 805.984.6260.

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