Fly shooters can catch up to 11 times more fish than inshore fishing vessels

Weighted ropes

skim the seabed, herding

the fish towards the net

3

2

1

Wings

Net

1. Setting the net

The vessel plays out the rope and net around the area where fish are located

2. Hauling the net

The ropes are hauled, increasing in speed to herd the fish into the path of the net

3. Closing the net

When the ropes are nearly closed, they are then fast-hauled, catching the herded fish in the net

Weighted ropes

skim the seabed, herding

the fish towards the net

Marker buoy

3

2

1

Wings

Net

2. Hauling the net

3. Closing the net

1. Setting the net

The vessel plays out the rope and net around the area where fish are located

The ropes are hauled, increasing

in speed to herd the fish into the path of the net

When the ropes are nearly closed, they are then fast-hauled, catching the herded fish in the net