NANFA-- Re: kick seining

Dave McNeely (
Mon, 07 Oct 2002 09:02:31 -0500

I have kick seined many times by myself. The seine needs to be short enough
for one person to hold both brails and shallow enough to hold the tops of
the brails tilted upstream while standing downstream of the seine pocket,
which is then only about 3-4 feet wide. Having extra heavy weights on the
lead line helps. Face the seine pocket, and disturb the substrate upstream
of the it with the feet. Works great.

Dave McNeely

> >Chuck-
> >
> >To me, kick seining takes at least 2 people
> >
> >set up the seine at the bottom of a riffle or constriction in the water
> >
> >one person holds the seine - it is best if the seine can be set up so
> >there is a relatively deep 'pocket' so that the fish swim into the seine
> >have a difficult time exiting.
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