Definition of drift netter in English:

drift netter

noun

  • See drift net

    • ‘Still, for California drift netters, who often fish 200 miles offshore, installing pingers at sea can be perilous and time-consuming.’
    • ‘In your November edition you carried a story and an editorial about drift netting and the campaign by Stop Now to have drift netters compensated to exit the sector.’
    • ‘The other major drift netters are Taiwan and Korea.’
    • ‘‘Anglers are being pressured and forced into enduring the pain so that commercial drift netters, who are decimating the stocks, can gain,’ Mr Behal said.’
    • ‘I find it complete folly that the agency would even seriously consider these proposals just to appease a small number of commercial drift netters.’