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American type pole and line vessels
American type pole and line vessels
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Characteristics
Deck TypeDecked vesselsOverviewOn these vessels the platforms for fishermen are located around the stern of the vessel.Vessel ClassLength24-45 m  (LOAmetres) Tonnageall  (GRT in register tons) Deck ArrangementThe bait tanks are placed on the deck aft and the wheelhouse forward.Catch Handling and Processing EquipmentWet fish, Frozen fish.EquipmentDeck EquipmentTanks with live bait and a water spray system for fish attraction are typical features of these vessels, as well as, the presence of a main central hold usually refrigerated on the larger vessels.Fish Detection EquipmentAccording to the size of the boat, typical fish detection equipment of pole and line vessels consists usually of a sonar and an echosounder.Fishing Gear Pole and lines.
 
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