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Japanese type pole and line vessels
Japanese type pole and line vessels
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Characteristics
Deck TypeDecked vesselsOverviewOn these vessels the fishermen stand at the railing on the forward end of the vessel.Vessel ClassLength24-45 m  (LOA) PowerallTonnageall  (GRT in register tons) Deck ArrangementThis type of vessels is fitted with a narrow platform protruding all round the vessel at deck level. The bridge and accomodation are placed aft. The holds are placed in the middle part of the vessel.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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