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Equipment Class: Fishing technologyEquipment Type: Gear handling
Characteristics
Net drum is a wide powered spool (usually hydraulic) on which a trawl or salmon purse seine net is wound when hauling.
Net drum
Net drum
Courtesy Pacific Coast Salmon Fisheries Website


May be powerful enough to haul a trawl net aboard unaided. Net drum constitutes the tipical equipment placed on the deck of Drum seiners used in Salmon fisheries as well as in Herring fisheries.

 
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