All about muskies / Gail Ayres

All about muskies / Gail Ayres

Dates: 1982 November 4

Report by Brigham Young University student Gail Ayres, who collected information from Janet Bowles. According to the story, muskellunge fish bite off body parts: "half [the] bum" of a waterskiier, and a fisherman's big toe. They also take a toothbrush. Report notes that these were heard in childhood, and that recently a child recounted the toe and toothbrush stories, and a waterskiier variant involving a snapping turtle and a lost foot.

  • Extent: 2 p.
  • Call Number: FA 7 Series 2 Subseries 6 6.2.6.3.1
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; William A. Wilson Folklore Archives; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84602; http://sc.lib.byu.edu/
  • Access Restrictions: Open for public research.
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Note
Item collected in Ontario, Canada.
Preferred Citation
All about muskies / Gail Ayres; FA 7; Collection of contemporary legends; L. Tom Perry Special Collections; William A. Wilson Folklore Archives; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84602; http://sc.lib.byu.edu/
Genre / Form
College students' writings; Folklore
Finding Aid ID Number
UPB_FA7
Finding Aid Title
Collection of contemporary legends
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Kristi Young
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2013-08-22T08:44-0600
Finding Aid Language
English


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