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Lift netter
Lift netter
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Deck TypeDecked and undecked vesselsOverviewFishing vessel equipped to operate lift nets, which are held from the ship's side and raised and lowered by means of outriggers. These vessels will range from open boats of approximately 10 meters to larger vessels with open ocean capability.Vessel ClassLengthall  (LOA) PowerallTonnageall  (GRT in register tons) Deck ArrangementThe vessels if decked will usually have the bridge amidships.Catch Handling and Processing EquipmentAll.EquipmentDeck EquipmentThe larger vessels are often equipped with derricks and winches for handling the lifting lines, outriggers and light booms. They are often fitted with powerful lights to attract and aggregate the fish to the surface. The open boats operating as liftnetters will often be unmechanized or use hand operated winches.Fish Detection EquipmentFish finders are used extensively on board lift netters according to the size of the boat; typical equipment consists of a sonar and an echosounder.Fishing Gear Lift nets.
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