Vessel Engaged in Fishing other than Trawling - not making way.
Vessel Engaged in Fishing other than Trawling - making way.
Vessel Engaged in Trawling - making way.
Vessel Engaged in Trawling - not making way, vessel less than 50 meters in length.
A fishing vessel is defined as one engaged in fishing with nets, lines, trawls, or other gear that restricts her ability to maneuver. It does not include sport-fishing boats with trolling lines, which are not considered to pose any such restriction.
In October, 1996, Inland Rules 26(b)(i), (c)(i), and (d) were changed. The first two changes deleted the alternative basket dayshape. The third change brought the Inland Rules into parallel wording with the International Rules.