A method of fishing that uses a huge floating net to catch any fish swimming through it.
a large fishnet supported by floats; it drifts with the current
a gill net supported upright in water by floats attached to the upper edge and sinkers along the bottom so as to be carried by the current or tide.
fishing net often miles in extent arranged to drift with the tide or current and buoyed-up by floats or attached to a boat.
A fishing net supported upright in the current with floats on the top and weights on the bottom.
A drift net is a type of fishing net used in oceans. They can range from 75 feet to miles in length. The term "drift" comes from the way these nets are used.