Skrei fisheries in Lofoten dates back to the Stone Age.
In prehistoric times, fishermen also came from settlements far away from the Lofoten Sea, to participate in the rich fishing and to take stockfish back home.
This story is written by Prof. Reidar Bertelsen, 2021.
Pictures of AR models: Aurora Borealis Multimedia; historical picture: Museum Nord, Lofoten Museum’s Collections; other photos: Museum Nord
Presentasjon av Reidar Bertelsen
Vágar – lofotfisket – tørrfiskenopen pdf (norwegian)