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Re: You are NOT "FISHING"

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Originally Posted by jackdale View Post
Paul that black drum would be a basket.



That diamond shape radar reflector would indicate towing, not fishing. (Rule 24)
Ah, a basket, it has been a few years Our boat was 36 feet, most of the salmon trollers had the "diamond", multi directional shaped metal item in the rigging, I assume for radar detection as they didn't tow anything but fishing lines. Definitely don't want to get mixed up with drag boats, aka trawlers, as they are very restricted in course change or speed. However, as they operate well off shore they probably don't encounter much traffic, except for ships.

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