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#11726450 - 07/16/16 05:23 PM Fishing Gloves
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Registered: 01/12/07
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With all the worry about infections nowadays, I'm thinking about fishing gloves. No way can you fish without getting a cut or scrape on your hand. Use live shrimp, and you'll get pricked without fail. Anyone have any thoughts on this? I'm not a high-risk person, but why take chances.

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#11727334 - 07/17/16 11:38 AM Re: Fishing Gloves [Re: uncle_bagster]
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Registered: 01/29/10
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Loc: Bedford, TX
I wear a glove on my left hand while fishing. It allows me to confidently grab a fish with hooks flying around and to just be more safe with so many sharp/dangerous objects including the fish themselves. It saved me a trip to the ER last year when I went to grab an oversized redfish with a topwater plug in it's mouth. I'm shocked everybody doesn't wear at least one.
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#11727391 - 07/17/16 12:35 PM Re: Fishing Gloves [Re: uncle_bagster]
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Registered: 10/14/12
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Loc: bayou vista,tx
i use these in the winter, but you could use them all year. they're very thin with a rubber palm. i can use my bait casters easily with them.
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#11728511 - 07/18/16 09:49 AM Re: Fishing Gloves [Re: uncle_bagster]
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I use the Simms sun gloves. it would be minimal protection but I will say I haven't had any cuts or pokes while wearing them.
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#11732144 - 07/20/16 07:13 AM Re: Fishing Gloves [Re: uncle_bagster]
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I always wear one on my left hand only. I got tired of getting cut up by fish and having a sore hand for a week
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#11738967 - 07/24/16 03:10 AM Re: Fishing Gloves [Re: uncle_bagster]
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I used to carry one of these around when fishing the salt. Never knew what you might catch. It isn't worn while fishing, only for handling fish.

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#11749019 - 07/29/16 04:29 PM Re: Fishing Gloves [Re: uncle_bagster]
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I prefer to use a Boga Grip handling fish or needle nose pliers and turn the hook and drop fish without ever having to touch them. I don't wear gloves, never have.
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#11749348 - 07/29/16 07:43 PM Re: Fishing Gloves [Re: uncle_bagster]
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Registered: 11/04/04
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Loc: East Texas
Absolutely wear gloves for many reasons. I buy the $7 per pair fishing gloves from academy and cut the fingers out. Freshwater, saltwater, fly fishing or conventional, I always wear gloves.

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