You might want to build a net for the other non restricted waters and show it to a dfg warden. The knots are so small they are almost non existent and so close together the net supports the fish quite well. Worth a try.
I think that is a great idea indeed!
How often do you fish such waters?
I see advantages in the tenkara net mesh construction that should outweigh the need for a knotless mesh. But, while it would be very nice to get that cleared, I believe this piece of the law will be hard to argue, and it seems to leave little room for interpretation.
I believe there are a couple of good net examples in this part of the forum that use the Brodin ghost net: http://www.brodin.com/Ghost_Bags.html
It's heavier, has bigger gaps, IMO not as elegant, but for this piece of the law that may be the alternative.
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