Trout Net

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Project by Mike Vettori posted 08-20-2009 09:43 PM 2641 views 1 time favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Another Bentwood net. The first one came out good enough that I wanted one for myself. The lighter wood is ash and the darker wood is Mahogany. This net is a few inches smaller than the first one and is more along the lines of a standard fly fishing trout net.

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Bill Hall

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#1 posted 08-20-2009 09:49 PM

Wow! I really like these. One of these days I’m going to have to build one. Good work!


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#2 posted 08-20-2009 10:02 PM

Looks great! You aren’t going to dip it in the water are you

-- Never board, always knotty, lots of growth rings

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#3 posted 08-20-2009 10:14 PM

Looks great!! This is something I had never thought of trying to make. Though once I did I would have people lined up at my door wanting more made – especially if I was able to make one that looked this good!

-- James -

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#4 posted 08-20-2009 11:59 PM

I love this net. Amazing work.

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#5 posted 08-21-2009 01:59 AM

Great looking net. makes you want to take up fishing.

-- John @

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#6 posted 08-21-2009 03:41 AM

Very cool and nice

-- Custom furniture

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#7 posted 08-21-2009 04:06 AM

Thats a Beautiful net.

-- Whether You Think You Can or You Think You Can't, YOU ARE RIGHT!!!

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#8 posted 08-21-2009 10:04 PM

Great net, I have made three, but have not found decent netting, where are you getting that from.

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#9 posted 08-21-2009 10:58 PM

These bent laminations sure are pretty. Some day I’ll have to give it a try. Very nicely done.

-- Doug, Reed City, Michigan

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#10 posted 08-22-2009 05:52 PM

Thanks for all the feedback.

Chad, I get the nets from


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#11 posted 08-27-2009 08:04 PM

Looks really great, I could have put it to good use out on the Madison last summer.
Nice job.

-- Stanley, North Georgia

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