NANFA-- Re: kick seining -- oops

Dave McNeely (
Mon, 07 Oct 2002 16:21:40 -0500

My age is showing. Of course, when kick seining alone, the brails need to
be tilted tilted so that the lower end is upstream of the upper end, the
seine pocket needs to open upstream, and the kicker needs to be upstream of
the seine pocket. I'm only 57, so I get things backasswards sometimes.
Thanks for your tolerance for the senior members.

Dave McNeely
> Date: Mon, 07 Oct 2002 09:02:31 -0500
> From: Dave McNeely <>
> Subject: NANFA-- Re: kick seining
> I have kick seined many times by myself. The seine needs to be short
> 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
> of the it with the feet. Works great.
> Dave McNeely
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