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The group's dramatic video is punctuated by the image of a seal caught in a drift net.
Even at the one big bright spot at Bristol Bay, where another big sockeye catch of more than 37 million fish is expected, the value of drift net permits has stalled in the $150,000 range.
Several good salmon years have piqued interest in that fishery and boosted drift net values to over $160,000 with listings few and far between.
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DRIFT NET Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of drift net for English Language Learners
: a large fishing net that floats in the water or is pulled behind a boat
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