fishing net


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Noun1.fishing net - a net that will enclose fish when it is pulled infishing net - a net that will enclose fish when it is pulled in
drift net - a large fishnet supported by floats; it drifts with the current
gill net - a flat fishnet suspended vertically in the water to entangle fish by their gills
landing net - a bag-shaped fishnet on a long handle to take a captured fish from the water
net - a trap made of netting to catch fish or birds or insects
seine - a large fishnet that hangs vertically, with floats at the top and weights at the bottom
trammel, trammel net - a fishing net with three layers; the outer two are coarse mesh and the loose inner layer is fine mesh
trawl net, dragnet, trawl - a conical fishnet dragged through the water at great depths
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fishing net

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Captain Jim put away the fishing net upon which he was working, and welcomed them joyfully.
AN escaped wallaby was captured yesterday - with a fishing net.
So strong and resilient has spider silk proved that, on the human scale, a web resembling a fishing net could catch a passenger plane.
The Delta has never had a serious mishap, although the sub once snagged on a fishing net on the Lusitania wreck.
I would just like to say well done to Mr Matthews, of Ashington, who freed the seal, pictured, on Blyth beach which was tangled in a fishing net.
Once when a whale died after being caught in the fishing net, we didn't even know how to cut it or cook it, and some of us didn't even know how to eat it.
One of the most dramatic moments occurred when Team BAE Systems and EFG Bank (Monaco) got caught in the same fishing net at the same time and started to get drawn into the middle of the net.
It was bleeding and had fishing net wrapped around its body; we couldn't believe it.
The seven men had only six hours of oxygen left when they finally reached the surface, said Commander Ian Riches, the British naval officer who directed the effort to use a remote-controlled Scorpio underwater vehicle to free the submarine from fishing net cables.
Also stolen was a purple and yellow motorcycle helmet, fishing rods, poles and tackle, a black and red fishing box and a black and blue fishing net bag containing nets.
Poor old Emma, in what looked like a bit of floral fishing net, just hasn't got the class.