Hello all, I have been reading through some back issues of American Currents. In Volume 39, Number 3, there is the mention of a device known as an "Erickson Net." Does anyone have any design specs or tips for this net? I have been using a Perfect Dipnet for years, but the width and heft of the Erickson Net would likely help me in my lone riffle collecting journeys. Thanks in advance for any help!
Posted 01 May 2016 - 09:56 PM
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Posted 02 May 2016 - 02:33 PM
I dont know what an Erickson net is, but a 4 x 4 ft seine is handy for solo-collecting, both in riffles and pools. I prefer 1/8" mesh. Larger mesh sizes tend to gill-net the fish as they try to push through it.
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