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post #28 of Old 04-29-2013
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Re: You are NOT "FISHING"

Originally Posted by T37SOLARE View Post
The term "vessel engaged in fishing" means any vessel fishing with nets, lines, trawls, or other fishing apparatus which restrict maneuverability, but does not include a vessel fishing with trolling lines or other fishing apparatus which do not restrict manageability.

I guess it does depend on the definition of manageability.
Right. I've got hundreds of feet of line out. If I turn or maneuver, they'll get tangled. That restricts my manageability.

At least that's what I'd argue if I was the fishing boat.
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