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.
"Watch out!" said Dan, flourishing a dip-net. "When I tell you dip, you dip.
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.
The primary survey method involved wading along streams at night with a spotlight and a hand-held fine mesh dip-net
. Larger fish were identified by sight while smaller species were captured for identification and then released.
Unfortunately, he didn't have a camera, a phone or a dip-net
with him that day.
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.
For Eby, that takes the form of kayaking, mountain biking, backpacking and "dip-net
fishing in a raging river" with his three teen-age children.
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.
samples were taken at each location on three different days during the 7 d study period.