Nylon fishing net with float line attached to small plastic floats

Smallfish designs and crafts each net to cradle the fish and to look exceptional while doing so.
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Encircling gillnets are gillnets set vertically in shallow water, with the floatline remaining at the surface so they encircle fish. Small open boats or canoes can be used to set the net around the fish. Once the fish are encircled, the fishers shout and splash the water to panic the fish so they gill or entangle themselves. There is little negative impact on the environment. As soon as the gear is set the scaring takes place and the net is hauled back in. The fish are alive and can be returned to the sea. Encircling gillnets are commonly used by groups of small-scale fishers, and does not require other equipment.
At Smallfish each wooden fly-fishing landing net is crafted and finished to the highest quality.
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In Indonesia's Cendrawasih Bay, whale sharks often congregate around bagan (lift net) fishing platforms to eat the small silverside baitfish that the fishers are targeting. Sometimes the sharks swim right into the nets and become entangled. They have also learned how to "suck" the fish out of holes in the nets. At Smallfish, you can be part of the design process of your unique fly-fishing landing net.
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Photo provided by FlickrThe small fishing net, used along with a , can also be used in the   to capture ,  and .
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You will want one large(r) fish net and one smaller fish net. Placethe larger fish net in a fixed location in the tank, but keep yourhand on the handle. If you know that the fish you want to catch is notin his favorite hiding place, you may want to block the entrance tothis favorite place with the stationary net.When the fish enters the larger net, close the net (see below) andlift the fish out of the tank. Of course, if you do have theopportunity to actually catch the desired fish in the smaller fishnet, there is no reason not to.You can then use the second, smaller net to carefully herd the fishyou want to catch into the stationary net. Even if the stationary netis not covering the entrance to a favorite hiding place, the fish maysee the larger net as a viable place to hide from the smaller net.Place it somewhere you want your fish to go or place it in the direction your fish is known to run. Use the other hand to guide the fish with the smaller net towards the big one.Ideally, your small net should be white (as this color spooks the fish) and your big net should be green or black (these are the colors that give fish false sense of security).A seine is a small-meshed net, suspended vertically in the water with floats and weights to enclose and concentrate fish. Beach (or haul) seines are dragged over the bottom into shallow water or onto the beach, either by hand or with power winches. Danish, Scottish and Japanese seines are typically larger gears pulled by vessels. They're deployed over soft sediment, like sand or mud, as the cloud of sediment helps herd the fish into the net.Midwater trawlers vary in size—from small ships to large factory vessels. Large industrial ships pull gigantic nets through the open ocean and can catch an entire school of fish—spanning the size of five football fields—at once. These trawls don't impact the seafloor when used in the midwater zone. Setting these trawls on schooling fish using streamer lines to scare away seabirds and avoiding areas with an abundance of marine mammals can help ensure low levels of bycatch in midwater trawl fisheries.Cast Nets: Cast nets are wide, circular nets that have small weights attached to the edges (which allow the net to sink into the water). As the net is hauled back in, small fish will be caught.