transitive verbgill·net·ted, gill·net·ting, gill·nets
To catch (fish) by means of a gill net.
- (fishing) A vertical net, often resting on the sea floor, which entangles fish in the netting, frequently by the gills
(third-person singular simple present gillnets, present participle gillnetting, simple past and past participle gillnetted)
- To fish using a gillnet