dip-net

dip-net

vb (intr)
to catch fish using a net attached to the end of a long pole
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Early next morning I saw him go by with a dip-net and gunnysack, and Bellona trotting at his heels.
Arrived at the pool, he threw down the dip-net and sack, and drew from his hip-pocket what looked like a large, fat candle.
Then everybody shouted and tried to haul up his anchor to get among the school, and fouled his neighbour's line and said what was in his heart, and dipped furiously with his dip-net, and shrieked cautions and advice to his companions, while the deep fizzed like freshly opened soda-water, and cod, men, and whales together flung in upon the luckless bait.
In the roughly 20 years since the state started regulating dip-net fishing in the region, the number of permits it issues has doubled, to more than 30,000.
Unfortunately, he didn't have a camera, a phone or a dip-net with him that day.
Headlamp on and video camera in hand, he documented the first confirmed sighting of the Mexican blindcat on this side of the border, then used his dip-net to take the fish out of the cave pool.
Between 9 and 25 June, we surveyed the pond on 3 occasions using floating minnow traps set overnight, and on 5 occasions using daytime time-constrained dip-net searches (Table 1).
As a child, I had the privilege of seeing the falls during the last dip-net fishing season before they were submerged, and I have never forgotten it," said Nelson, who today is 63.
On 2 July 1996, a large adult female Pseudemys nelsoni [carapace length (CL), 286 mm; plastron length (PL), 267 mm; mass (MA), 3900 g] was collected with a dip-net from the slough (Fig.
Four dip-net samples were taken at each location on three different days during the 7 d study period.
Smelt, which had virtually disappeared from the Columbia River tributaries for several years, returned in force in 2002, reigniting a dip-net fishery.