Derelict Fishing Gear Removal Project

Fenn Enterprises has been working in conjunction with Natural Resources Consultants, Inc. for many years on the NW Straits Commission's Derelict Fishing Gear Removal Program. Decades of fishing have left Puget Sound littered with derelict crab pots and fishing nets which continue to fish long after the original owners have gone. We use sidescan sonar to locate crab pots then dive to recover them. Likewise nets are located with underwater cameras and removed from reefs clearing the way for marine habitat that may otherwise have perished. Recently, CNN and NBC reported on this project and Crayton Fenn of Fenn Enterprises provided the underwater footage you see here.

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