The following photos are courtesy of Chester Lynn. They show several Ocracoke men mullet fishing in Pamlico Sound a half century ago.
The following article from the North Carolina Maritime Museum in Beaufort explains the process of "Stop Net Fishing" for mullet from the ocean beach in North Carolina: http://ncmaritimemuseums.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/04/Stop_Net_Fishing_for_Mullet.pdf.
This month's Ocracoke Newsletter is about the 1977 recording of traditional Outer Banks folk music. You can read the article here: http://www.villagecraftsmen.com/news032116.htm.