Trammel net is one of the fishing gear in the Pangandaran district. Trammel nets consist of two outer layers of the net that have a larger mesh overlapping the middle layer of the net with a smaller one. The fish landing place (TPI) Bojongsalawe is managed by a local economic enterprise (KUD) Minapari which is located in Pangandaran Regency. Members of Bojongsalawe fisherman had various types of fishing gear, including trammel nets. A Trammel net is a bottom fishing gear with the main catch is shrimp. This study aims to find out the trammel net catches activities that landed at TPI Bojongsalawe, including the construction of trammel nets and fishing operation trammel net. Research activities were held on July – August 2021. The method used is a direct field survey technique, the data is obtained from the results of field observations, interviews, active participation, literature sources, and literature study. Based on observation, the catch of trammel net fishermen landed at TPI Bojongsalawe in July reached 45.6 kg with a production value of IDR 6,531,700. Fishermen have specifications for modified trammel net fishing gear with a width of 200 meters, a height of 3 meters, an outer mesh size of 6-7 inches, an inner mesh size of 2 inches, a buoy using a bouy or a bottle equipped with a flag as a sign. All required ropes with a size of 6 mm equally, shrinkers using stone or castings weighing 4 kg. Fishing trips are carried out at night or in the afternoon with the setting process about 1-3 times. The activities and management of TPI are quite good based on all existing facilities, but TPI Bojongsalawe has not been able to record by-catch commodities according to specific types of fishing gear.
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