Whale depredation on deep water longlines causes up to a 75 % catch rate reduction in affected areas.
After experiencing this problem in the South Pacific, fisherman Omar Sørvik started the development of a solution to protect the catch from whale depredation.
Together with Fiskevegn AS, we are proud to present:
Photo © Audun Rikardsen
Sago Extreme is a patented solution designed to un-hook and secure the catch at seabed, making it unavailable for whale depredation and reducing the risk of losing catch during hauling.
Sago Extreme is undergoing pilot-trials in 2019/2020.