A Complete Ropeless Fishing System
Commercial Use Since 2013
The only tried and true Ropeless Fishing System. Featuring a robust, yet adaptable and reliable design for every fisher around the globe.
Presenting at the North American Right Whale Commission
Marco Flagg discusses the four North American pilot projects conducted in 2018, and the future of Ropeless Fishing.
CWLA Fishery Pilot Summary
The Cold Water Lobster Association's (Nova Scotia Canada) experience and Desert Star's findings from a series of sea-trials with the ARC-1XD.
A fishers eye-view - Capt. Robert Harris
A brief report written by Capt. Robert Harris, a fisher in the CWLA fishing area LFA34 who participated in recent ARC trials.
The Acoustic Release Control Unit (ARC) provides the mechanism for release.
Non-corrodible Delrin and Titanium parts
At-sea re-arming in minutes
Quick and easy to service and replace batteries
Hard oyster mesh plastic holds coiled rope in place until the ARC triggers.
Made from common plumbing parts
Doesn't change the retrieval process
Re-filling at-sea within minutes
Virtual Gear Marking
The Ropeless Fisher App allows fishers to mark gear virtually and allows regulators to see ropeless gear.
Free for everyone
Better trap visibility for all
All-in-one trap management
Easy-to-use with Google Maps view
Pricing and Purchasing
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Pricing at a glance
Please note this only includes the ARC-1XD. For more information please see 'How to Purchase'.
History of the ARC Ropeless Fishing System
First Commercial Fishing Use
On-going Pilot Projects
Target for large-scale selling and use of the Desert Star, ARC Ropeless Fishing System