Entry from British & World English dictionary
A large fishing net, weighted at one end and fitted with floats on the other so that it hangs vertically in the water, usually dropped from a boat and hauled in from the shore.
- These decreased populations are particularly evident by the lack of sharks that are being caught in the trek nets as by catch.
- Of course the professional fishermen take out their trek nets and pull in tons of fish to sell as bait fish to fishermen.
- At four years old, he was helping to pull in trek nets.
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