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I went out to the weather buoy south of Port Colborne today because I saw a commercial fishing boat laying nets. I assumed its fishing finding equipment was far superior to mine. I assumed wrong, I didn't catch anything. In the past I've always seen fishing nets marked with a pole topped with a flag and floating buoys enabling boaters to easily see where the nets started and ended. This commercial fishing boat marked its nets with a yellow jerry can. It was impossible see from a distance, it was also impossible to see which direction the net was running.
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Perch nets set on the bottom are the usual deal. Perch are in higher demand and price while walleyes caught at this water temperature spoil over night in the nets.

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Thanks jimski2, are those perch nets just outside of Barcelona harbor ? (White buoys with black flags )

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