As the weather was remarkably fine for these latitudes we decided to lower the trawl.
Next they turned their attention to picking the trawl already in the water.
The bow pulley in each dory fairly chuckled with delight as the trawl line was pulled over it.
He had seen enough to realize that pulling a trawl was no sinecure.
Out on the shoal he was a silent but interested spectator while the trawl was being pulled and the fish taken aboard.
She ran up alongside the Barracouta, where the boys were baiting their trawl.
Here the Frenchman let down his trawl, and fished up, among other curiosities of the deep, the submarine cable!
He was soon unhooking hake and coiling the trawl into its tub.
Happily, the trawl slid off the hull, and the danger passed.
If the night is clear you can sleep, except when the trawl is being got up.
1560s, from Dutch tragelen, from Middle Dutch traghelen "to drag," from traghel "dragnet," probably from Latin tragula "dragnet." Related: Trawled; trawling.