Definition of drift netting in English:

drift netting

noun

See drift net

  • ‘They want an end to mix stock fishery, which will in effect be an end to drift netting at sea.’
  • ‘The EU Commission put together a package back in 1998 to compensate the eighteen vessel owners and their crews for their losses when the EU Commission introduced regulations banning tuna fishing by drift netting.’
  • ‘We cannot allow the drift netting to continue while our angling tourism industry collapses around us.’
  • ‘It means 52 out of the 68 remaining coastal netsmen have accepted a voluntary compensation scheme to quit drift netting in order to support the conservation of salmon stocks.’
  • ‘The main reason for this threat is off shore salmon drift netting.’