fishing method -Gill Net
About Gill net
This is a kind of gill net. The net is set on the floor of the sea with fixed its both ends by anchors.
An object of this fishing method is pleuronectiformes, scorpionfish, sebastes and crab.
Selecting type of net and fishing place depends on intended fish and shellfish.
Permitted Fishing Period
(Including the Single Net and the Trammel Net)
|Crab Gill Net (Osaka)||Sep 1st to Oct 31st|
|Other Gill Net (Osaka)||May 1st to Oct 31st|
Permitted Fishing Time
|Osaka||03:00 p.m. to Next day 08:00 a.m.|
An operation form
|Type||Length of Net|
|Single Net||Approx. 1000m|
|Crab Gill Net(Osaka)|
|Other Gill Net(Osaka)||Approx. 3000m to 5000m|
The left hand figure shows typical form of gill net. The form of net is slightly different for type of gill net.There is no strict rule of selecting flag buoys and flags for gill net. On the other hand, the color of the light and flag are specified on the drift net fishing.