Caste of Fishermen
Here are relevant references from the Books where the Caste of Fishermen is mentioned.
While not specifically titled a Caste, this group is mentioned along with others that are.
I make no pronouncements on these matters, but report them as I find them.
Arrive at your own conclusions.
I wish you well,
Another popular set of weapons, as in the ancient ludi of Rome is the net and trident. Usually those most skilled with this set of weapons are from the shore and islands of distant, gleaming Thassa, the sea, where they doubtless originally developed among fishermen.
Assassin of Gor Book 5 Page 189
"What were you before?" I asked.
"An eel fisher," he said.
"The Isle of Cos," he said.
I looked to another man.
"What is your caste?" I asked.
"I am of the peasants," he said proudly.
Then I again regarded the eel fisher, who was first oar.
"Were you a good fisherman?" I asked.
"Yes," he said. "I was."
Raiders of Gor Book 6 Page 84
Thurnock, the peasant, and Clitus, the fisherman
Raiders of Gor Book 6 Page 87
He had purchased the net in the morning, with a trident, the traditional weapons of the fisherman of the western shore and the western islands.
Raiders of Gor Book 6 Page 112
We could smell fish and the river.
Through the fog we could see men moving about, here and there, some low wooden huts. Several of the men must be fishermen, already returning with a first catch, who had hunted the river's surface with torches and tridents at night. Others, with nets, were moving down toward the water. We could see poles of fish hanging to the sides.
Captive of Gor Book 7 Page 78
I suddenly became afraid that I might be sold in this river port to spend the rest of my life as the slave of a fisherman or woodsman, cooking and tending his hut.
Captive of Gor Book 7 Page 87
I looked about myself. Most of the people seemed poor, fishermen, sawyers, porters, peasants. Most wore simple garments of plain wool, or even rep-cloth. The feet of many were bound in skins.
Marauders of Gor Book 9 Page 33
The peasant tilled his fields, the fisherman went out in his boat, the merchant risked his capital.
Marauders of Gor Book 9 Page 35
Captains and rovers, farmers, fishermen, hunters, weavers of nets, smiths, carvers of wood, tradesmen and traders, men with little more than leather and an ax to their name, and jarls in purple cloaks, with golden pommels on their swords.
Marauders of Gor Book 9 Page 238
Sharks, and sometimes marine saurians, sometimes trail the ships, to secure discarded garbage and rob the lines of the fishermen.
Slave Girl of Gor Book 11 Page 360
He had sheathed his jagged-edged knife, a fisherman's knife.
Explorers of Gor Book 13 Page 285
Kisu, with a knife, was cutting a length from the rough, red-dyed cloth, plaited and pounded, derived from the inner bark of the pod tree, which we had obtained in trade some days ago at the fishermen's village.
Explorers of Gor Book 13 Page 294
I did not know what the "other food" might be. One always inquires. It would vary seasonally, depend on the local suppliers, and, in some cases, even on the luck of local hunters and fishermen. In most inns the fare is simple and hearty.
Renegades of Gor Book 23 Pages 282 - 283
Rumors were being spread by Lord Temmu's men, disguised as fishermen, herdsmen, and such, of new allies for Lord Temmu, strange warriors, arrived from far off, and, terrifyingly, of dragon birds, which might fly forth and destroy armies.
Mariners of Gor Book 30 Page 386