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Old 05-01-2013
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Re: You are NOT "FISHING"

Trollers used what they call 'scotchmen' ( a bladder on a board)to spread the lines out. Never used them as my experience was on the end of a gillnet. Nowadays the term seems to mean those big round orange things tied to the rail instead of tires..

Last edited by Capt Len; 05-01-2013 at 12:27 AM.
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