Lifelong Alaskan. Family has been in Alaska 5 generations.Raised on commercial fishing boats in S.E. Alaska. Spent over 35 years working on tugs and ships. Have always been interested in the weather.Enjoy photos in WX undergound ,especially, the ones of aircraft and areas north of our home in Juneau.
Pursing up the net.
Uploaded by: ak1234
Wednesday July 11, 2012
Caption: After the net is drawn in a circle around a school of fish both ends + the bottom of the net are drawn tight and closed up. (" pursed " ). Hence the name, "Purse Seine". OWYHEE..... Typical Southeast Alaska Limit Seiner. 58 Feet long. The maximum length for purse Seiners in Alaska is 58 feet. This is a State of Alaska- mandated size limit meant to prevent over fishing by the fleet.
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