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trek net

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Definition of trek net in English:

noun

South African
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.
Example sentences
  • 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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