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#10878785 - 05/28/15 03:03 PM How many of you use landing net?
YakRider Offline
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Registered: 04/09/07
Posts: 463
Loc: TX
I hooked a bass the other day and was within 12 inch from its mouth to grab him and he got away... how many of you use a landing net, do you see it necessary?

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#10878790 - 05/28/15 03:07 PM Re: How many of you use landing net? [Re: YakRider]
UTDmiller Offline
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Registered: 10/01/13
Posts: 1792
For me it really depends... If one is out during a tournament and im fishing anything with trebles I will grab the net. If its a big fish I will use the net if its out and convenient otherwise I just lip the fish. When fishing with a partner, if they grab the net I usually let them net the fish as long as they net correctly
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#10878795 - 05/28/15 03:08 PM Re: How many of you use landing net? [Re: YakRider]
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Registered: 10/15/03
Posts: 21696
Loc: Bedford, TX
not often, and if you happen to find a big dang seagull drowning with both its feet and its beak hooked into a zara spook, don't net it. after you wrestle it down and remove the hooks it will walk up to the bow of your boat, squawk, take a deuce then fly away...
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#10878797 - 05/28/15 03:09 PM Re: How many of you use landing net? [Re: YakRider]
04champ Offline
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Registered: 04/22/15
Posts: 6132
only in tournaments

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#10878799 - 05/28/15 03:10 PM Re: How many of you use landing net? [Re: YakRider]
Razorback Online   content
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Registered: 08/31/01
Posts: 3528
Loc: Tyler, TX, USA
I use a net on anything that appears to be a keeper during tournaments. If I'm just out fun fishing I usually don't have the net out.

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#10878801 - 05/28/15 03:10 PM Re: How many of you use landing net? [Re: YakRider]
Ken A. Offline
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Registered: 10/02/06
Posts: 8087
Loc: Trophy Club, TX
If I am with customers that don't fish much, I will net their fish if it's over 5 pounds.

I almost never call for the net but if I do, it's a whale... wink

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#10878823 - 05/28/15 03:23 PM Re: How many of you use landing net? [Re: YakRider]
buda13 Offline


Registered: 07/02/04
Posts: 16874
Loc: NRH, TX
Only in a tournament or if I'm using light line (which is pretty much never. LOL)

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#10878835 - 05/28/15 03:29 PM Re: How many of you use landing net? [Re: YakRider]
03svtsnakevert Offline
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Registered: 04/05/12
Posts: 2483
Loc: Copperas Cove, TX
never...net just gets in the way...I find that anglers get their attention pulled away from fighting the fish to locating the net and that is when the fish usually gets away.

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#10878855 - 05/28/15 03:36 PM Re: How many of you use landing net? [Re: YakRider]
ko bass attack 27 Online   content
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Registered: 01/05/12
Posts: 7172
Loc: Fritch, Tx. - Alba, Tx.
Don't even have one on the boat.

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#10878864 - 05/28/15 03:43 PM Re: How many of you use landing net? [Re: YakRider]
crowsie14 Offline
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Registered: 06/29/12
Posts: 771
Loc: In Transition
In a tourney
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#10878865 - 05/28/15 03:44 PM Re: How many of you use landing net? [Re: YakRider]
slim 285 Offline
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Registered: 08/25/05
Posts: 5254
Loc: Squeezepenny
Tournament's only

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#10878874 - 05/28/15 03:50 PM Re: How many of you use landing net? [Re: YakRider]
Blake_ZX225 Offline
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Registered: 08/29/11
Posts: 322
I always have mine out.
I tend to net anything over 8.
The rest I will boat flip or lip.
Always use in tournaments

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#10878893 - 05/28/15 03:54 PM Re: How many of you use landing net? [Re: senko9S]
catslayer Offline
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Registered: 03/03/08
Posts: 3484
Loc: Straight outa Johnson county.....
Originally Posted By: senko9S
not often, and if you happen to find a big dang seagull drowning with both its feet and its beak hooked into a zara spook, don't net it. after you wrestle it down and remove the hooks it will walk up to the bow of your boat, squawk, take a deuce then fly away...


bahahhahahhah


Tourney rule for me is if it is 5 or under it swings... unless I can see it is barley hooked.

When we are BIG fish hunting at like ivie, we have a fold out net clear and ready... if it is 8+ I'm sending the partner for the net, by myself, never...
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#10878894 - 05/28/15 03:55 PM Re: How many of you use landing net? [Re: YakRider]
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Registered: 01/09/04
Posts: 49918
Loc: Highway 1
Only in team tournaments
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#10878931 - 05/28/15 04:05 PM Re: How many of you use landing net? [Re: Razorback]
CoachCBA Online   content
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Registered: 07/10/10
Posts: 6837
Loc: Whitehouse, TX
Originally Posted By: Razorback
I use a net on anything that appears to be a keeper during tournaments. If I'm just out fun fishing I usually don't have the net out.
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