and partners created the International Smart
Gear Competition to inspire innovative, practical,
cost-effective ideas that allow fishermen to
“fish smarter” – to better
target their intended catch while reducing bycatch.
The Competition awards a cash prizes for the
best entry to reduce fisheries bycatch. The
2007 International Smart Gear Competition will
award a $30,000 Grand Prize and two $10,000
Deadline: July 31, 2007.