trammel net


Definition of trammel net

: a rectangular net made of a middle layer that is slack and of fine mesh and two outer layers that are stretched and of coarse mesh so arranged that fish attempting to pass in either direction carry some of the fine net through the coarse and are thus pocketed

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“Trammel net.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 12 Aug. 2020.

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