Re: NANFA-- Chains on seines

Joshua L Wiegert (
Sat, 8 Nov 2003 16:24:30 -0700 (MST)

On Sat, 8 Nov 2003, Lance Merry wrote:

> Date: Sat, 8 Nov 2003 15:20:43 -0800 (PST)
> From: Lance Merry <>
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> Subject: Re: NANFA-- Chains on seines
> I've got an old cotton seine with lead weights on the bottom and I've never had any trouble with it that I'm familiar with. What does the chains do to better the seine?
> Lance Merry

In some areas where there's a lot of current, the lead weights just aren't
enough. Most seines are built this way, and work very well in areas of
little or no current, such as in ponds. The extra weight of a chain helsp
keep the whole thing down, preventing the net from getting pockets, as
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