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April Vokey

April Vokey

April Vokey is a fly fishing writer, fly-tyer, and speaker. After guiding in British Columbia for ten years, she now splits her year between camp in northern BC and Australia. She is an FFF certified casting instructor, forager, bowhunter, and mother.

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Fish Traps: The Pound Net Revival

Wildlife Management

Fish Traps: The Pound Net Revival

One of the oldest methods of fish trapping might be exactly what today’s fisheries need.  Pound nets — short for impoundment — are an assembly of pilings (or anchors) with netting attached to them.  The method’s origin is difficult to determine, as some accounts state that the traps were used by...