More fishing nets

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Project by johnstoneb posted 755 days ago 864 views 0 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Here are a coup;e more nets. Don’t have bags for them yet. They are on order.

-- Bruce, Boise, ID

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#1 posted 755 days ago

that is a nice looking net frame and super handle. I made a frame similar to yours a few years ago that was 18” long and 10” wide in the basket area and used it a few times before it broke when I was trying to land a large Rainbow trout with it in fast water. It broke just above the handle. Have fun with your excellent project and land lots of fish.

-- PapaS, Casper, WY

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#2 posted 755 days ago

Very nice. Like the insert treatment, especially the Marine. Catch-n-Release frames I presume. Thanks for sharing.

-- John C. -- "Firearms are second only to the Constitution in importance; they are the peoples' liberty's teeth." George Washington

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#3 posted 755 days ago

Thanks. I will probably keep the Marine one for myself. I still need to work on the fly it is too deep. I drill it out once and filled the hole in a little more. I found you can trim the sides of the fly back more. You can’t see the hackle that is pointed toward you. I primarily fish catch and release waters. The streams and rivers here are pretty sterile, and when the anadromous fish run were extirpated they last a big source of nutrients. It takes several years for a trout to get any size and the waters won’t support large enough numbers for catch and keep.

-- Bruce, Boise, ID

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#4 posted 751 days ago

Very Nice Project! Thanks for Posting!


-- COMMON SENSE Is Like Deodorant. The People Who need It Most, Never Use It.

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