On the trail Of willow traps
Passing time recently in an antiquarian bookshop I read a piece regarding the history of willow eel traps. It was fascinating. I appreciate that it is unlikely they are still made but I would very much like to try and find one if I can. Can you help?
PH Coate & Son, specialist basketmaker for more than 150 years, grows all its own willow on the Somerset levels. It makes a single platform eel trap for £93 plus delivery. PH Coate & Son is also able to undertake commissions. For full details, call 01823 490249 or go to www.englishwillowbaskets.co.uk