This course will teach the fundamentals of gill-net design and construction. Students will be shown all necessary steps in the construction such as knots and hitches for securing lines, weights and floats; how to knit twine for various mesh sizes; and how to repair torn and holed nets and trawls.
One course will be held in February in Cambridge Bay for Nunavut beneficiaries residing in the Kitikmeot region. If you are interested, please contact NFTC. The other course will be held in a community in the Kivalliq for Nunavut beneficiaries residing in that region. Please contact NFTC for more information.