NANFA-- seine color (was Chains on seines)

Jay DeLong (
Fri, 07 Nov 2003 10:01:05 -0800

>also spray paint the bottom of the net and shiny chain a primer / black or
>dark color. this will help to trick the fish as opposed to them shying
>away from
>the shiny metal.

Along those same lines, has anyone observed the effectiveness of different
colored seines or dipnets in different conditions? For example, I've seen
how a dark green seine reduces capture stress and improves effectiveness in
dark tannic water conmpared to a white seine.

Jay DeLong
Olympia, WA
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