Main Menu
Advertisement
Affiliates
Advertisement
Newest Members
ntxduffer, OKBlindHogg, TDog301, Chris N USMC, laserbeak
108021 Registered Users
Top Posters
TexDawg 88640
hopalong 78895
Pilothawk 76394
John175® 67594
JDavis7873® 67390
FattyMcButterpants 60868
Derek 🐝 60282
Tritonman 57993
LoneStarSon® 54406
SkeeterRonnie 53367
facebook
Forum Stats
108021 Members
60 Forums
861321 Topics
12275618 Posts

Max Online: 36273 @ 01/23/13 02:34 PM
Topic Options
#11726450 - 07/16/16 05:23 PM Fishing Gloves
uncle_bagster Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 01/12/07
Posts: 2855
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.

Top
#11727334 - 07/17/16 11:38 AM Re: Fishing Gloves [Re: uncle_bagster]
Lindsey Offline
Angler

Registered: 01/29/10
Posts: 360
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.
_________________________
I'm not a chick.

Top
#11727391 - 07/17/16 12:35 PM Re: Fishing Gloves [Re: uncle_bagster]
smooth move Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 10/14/12
Posts: 1284
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.
_________________________
es le bon ton roulet

Top
#11728511 - 07/18/16 09:49 AM Re: Fishing Gloves [Re: uncle_bagster]
TroutSupport.com Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 08/10/10
Posts: 1468
Loc: Entire Gulf and Atlantic Coast...
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.
_________________________
110% Money Back Guarantee -Tons of Testimonials!

Speckled Trout/Redfish Instruction & DVD's - FREE Preview

Like us on Facebook

Top
#11732144 - 07/20/16 07:13 AM Re: Fishing Gloves [Re: uncle_bagster]
CHAMPION FISH Online   happy
TFF Celebrity

Registered: 09/14/04
Posts: 7374
Loc: SACHSE, TEXAS
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
_________________________

" Success is a ladder you can not climb with your hands in your pockets."

www.pro-cure.com
www.falconrods.com

Top
#11738967 - 07/24/16 03:10 AM Re: Fishing Gloves [Re: uncle_bagster]
lconn4 Offline
TFF Celebrity

Registered: 12/02/12
Posts: 9209
Loc: Cherokee County
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.

http://www.lindyfishingtackle.com/lindy-fish-handling-glove-9352
_________________________
A good rule of angling philosphy is not to interfere with another fisherman's ways of being happy, unless you want to be hated.

Zane Grey, Tales of Fishes, 1919

https://vimeo.com/73372194


Top
#11749019 - 07/29/16 04:29 PM Re: Fishing Gloves [Re: uncle_bagster]
Capt Craig Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 08/25/09
Posts: 1599
Loc: Richland-Chambers
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.
_________________________
Capt. Craig Copeland
Licensed by the US Coast Guard

2013 Nautic Star 2110 Shallow Bay Boat
Humminbird HELIX 12 CHIRP MEGA SI GPS G2N
Nautic Star Boats Pro Staff (nauticstarboats.com)
Redneck Fish'n Jigs Pro Staff (redneckfishn.com)

Top
#11749348 - 07/29/16 07:43 PM Re: Fishing Gloves [Re: uncle_bagster]
Meadowlark Online   content
TFF Team Angler

Registered: 11/04/04
Posts: 3103
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.

Top



© 1998-2018 OUTDOOR SITES NETWORK all rights reserved USA and Worldwide