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  • The gillnetter is a long, boxy boat that rides low in the water.

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  • That's a Pacific coast gillnetter in Johnstone Straits pulling its nets.

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  • That boat was the only gillnetter fishing Johnstone Strait.

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  • "The Mary J. 's down there -- the gillnetter with the pink trim line."

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  • Liam met the harbormaster on the slip next to the little gillnetter.

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  • Mike's catch looked smallest of all, but then he'd been busy for much of the opener fending off the encroaching gillnetter, which Liam privately thought was a little greedy of him-surely in a ball that size there was more than enough herring to go around.

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  • The man who had dived off the swamped skiff had bobbed up to the surface and one of his crewmates on the gillnetter ran a boat hook out for him to grab on to and hauled him on board.

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  • It looked twice as large and three times as powerful as the little gillnetter heading over to challenge it.

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  • One of the two poaching gillnetters was still being fended off by Mike's boat, every zig of the gillnetter being met by a zag from Mike's.

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  • The two new boats broke ranks, one circling around Wolfe's second gillnetter, or Mike, which Liam supposed was the skipper's name.

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