Electrofishing: Theory, Safety and Application


NRFS 001 Electrofishing: Theory, Safety and Application (course overview description)
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Personal field equipment

  • "leak-free" chest waders (recommended type is neoprene or high-quality nylon);
  • non-slip footwear (felt wading shoe or boot, as well as stream wading cleat);
  • wading belt (nylon or rubber acceptable, worn on outside of waders);
  • polarized sunglasses (side shields or ‘wrap around’ style is/are recommended)
  • hat with a visor (e.g., baseball cap style).

For this training program, at a minimum, you are only required to bring leak-free chest waders and non-slip footwear (wading shoe, cleat, or aggressive rubber boot sole), pen and paper, and a calculator. (Note: ideally, you bring ALL items listed above).

All other personal protective equipment (PPE) (listed above) is optional for this training program BUT is mandatory during actual field work/employment.

NREP staff will provide all field and classroom-related supplies and equipment, including; course manuals, electrofisher unit(s) and accessories, dipnets, linesman gloves, and associated field equipment.

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