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A couple new nets, and old net

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Project by Mountainfly posted 512 days ago 723 views 1 time favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Here are a couple new designs I’ve made for people. I really like the way the zebra wood looks with an angle cut. I used Bubinga, Birdseye Maple, Wenge, Purple Heart, Red Oak, and Zebra Wood on these nets.

I posted a picture of the guide net in an earlier project. I think that net was made specifically for that fish. That’s a big fish!

-Cheers

-- http://mountainflynets.blogspot.com/





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HillbillyShooter

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#1 posted 512 days ago

Very nicely done—some really beautiful handles. Just reminds me I need to whittle down that “bucket list” so I can make at least one.

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

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GerardoArg1

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#2 posted 512 days ago

Nice work man! Great catch too!. Congratulations. Zebrawood look great

-- Disfruta tu trabajo (enjoy your work) (Bandera, Argentina)

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HillbillyShooter

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#3 posted 512 days ago

Great catch in fifth phot! Did I miss that the first time around or did you sneak that in after I commented? If it’s the former, I’m sure getting older than I thought. On the other hand, if it’s the latter, nice addition even if you are bragging. ;-) (Actually, I’m just jealous because I don’t have any catch to compare with that beauty.)

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

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Mountainfly

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#4 posted 512 days ago

HBS- It was up the whole time.

Not my catch. The guy I made the net for caught the fish.

-- http://mountainflynets.blogspot.com/

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Scott Shea

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#5 posted 511 days ago

Nice fish!

I never thought to make my own net. Those look outstanding! Beautiful work!

-- I make sawdust. I think thats a fair assessment of my finished products!

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alanlf5280

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#6 posted 511 days ago

Great looking net! I have been trolling LJ for years now, but when I saw Peaks photo, I had to sign up and post.

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Mountainfly

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#7 posted 511 days ago

The first time I fished with peak was at 11 mile canyon a couple years ago, and he got skunked fishing with a spin rod. I fished with a couple months ago, and he outfished me on the flyrod.

-- http://mountainflynets.blogspot.com/

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Knothead62

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#8 posted 510 days ago

OK, guys, this is for all of you. Where do you get the nets for these works of art?????

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Mountainfly

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#9 posted 510 days ago

I was buying online, but now I get them through my local fly shop.

-- http://mountainflynets.blogspot.com/

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