Patagonian Semi-Pelagic Trawl

A high-opening trawl with a large-mesh bottom and long, smooth, body tapers that allow fish easy access to the codend. It incorporates a detachable roller gear footrope, or a chain footrope, for changing fishing conditions.

Features

8-Seam

8-Seam Patagonian Semi-Pelagic Trawl Diagram

10-Seam

10-Seam Patagonian Semi-Pelagic Trawl Diagram 2
Horsepower Vessel
Length
(ft)
Head/Footrope
Length
(m)
Fishing Dimensions
@ transducer
(fm)
@ transducer
(m)
2,000 170 51 x 70 13.1 x 4.4 24 x 8
3,000 225 61 x 84 14.2 x 4.4 26 x 8
4,000 250 68 x 94 16.4 x 5.5 30 x 10
5,000 310 74 x 102 16.4 x 5.5 30 x 10
6,000 350 78 x 108 17.5 x 6.6 32 x 12
Note: Numbers are approximate and based on the use of the appropriate doors, buoyancy, weight, and rigging.