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Trap Nets in Wisconsin Waters of Lake Michigan

Updated 2011

This two-page fact sheet provides anglers and boaters with the basic facts about commercial fishing trap nets: what they are, how they work, how to identify them, how to avoid them and what to do if you get caught in one.

The trap net illustration includes the flags & buoys used to mark it in Wisconsin waters.

Watch Avoid the Trap at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8OKxHK0JfxY

For more information, go to http://www.seagrant.wisc.edu/home/Topics/FishandFisheries.aspx

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Publication #: WISCU-G-11-003

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