0 votes
in Geography Form 4 by
Describe drifting method of fishing.

1 Answer

0 votes
  1. A drift net is used.
  2. The net is attached to drifter by use of rope /warp rope.
  3. The net is kept vertically in the sea like tennis net to a few meters below water surface.
  4. The net is fixed with floaters on the upper edge and weight below to help it stretch.
  5. The net is cast in the sea from the drifter and placed a few meters below the water surface where the fish swim in large shoals.
  6. As the fish attempts to swim through the net, They are entangled by their gills hence unable to move backwards/forwards.
  7. After sufficient fish has been caught, the net is hauled onto the drifter to empty the fish.

Related questions

Welcome to EasyElimu Questions and Answers, where you can ask questions and receive answers from other members of the community.

5.7k questions

7.4k answers


590 users