|Oral history interview with Tim Begue, conducted by Greg Smoak (audio and transcript)
|Mr. Begue talks about his early life and his first experiences at Great Salt Lake when he went sailing with his family. He worked as a river guide and his boss at one of the companies suggested they go into the brine shrimp business. Tim talks about starting to fish for brine shrimp and the beginnings of the business he started, Prime Artemia. He describes the overall process of brine shrimping, from the work and competition on the lake to the processing and distribution. Mr. Begue talks about closing industry on the lake and the process of acquiring a certificate of registration to fish. He sold his business in 1996. Finally, Tim describes some of his favorite places on Great Salt Lake and recounts some of his favorite experiences.
|Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, United States
|Great Salt Lake (Utah); Agriculture; Artemia
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|Collection Number and Name
|A1310 Great Salt Lake Oral History Collection
|36 pages; 1:20
|oral histories (literary works)
|Is Part of
|Everett L. Cooley Oral History Project