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Fyke \Fyke\, n. [D. fuik a bow net.] A long bag net distended by hoops, into which fish can pass easily, without being able to return; -- called also fyke net.


n. (context fishing English) A type of fish-trap consisting of tubular net that are supported by hoop.

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In one pass, a fine-mesh fyke net with a motorized winch can pull in nine to fifteen hundred kilos.