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#12517607 - 11/27/17 07:13 AM FYI when scales not available
saibling Offline
Outdoorsman

Registered: 05/25/11
Posts: 110
Weighting formula when scales not functioning or not available. L*L*G / 1200
measure Bass girth with fishing line. this is within 1/2 pound

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#12517773 - 11/27/17 10:02 AM Re: FYI when scales not available [Re: saibling]
BMCD Offline
TFF Team Angler

Registered: 11/01/02
Posts: 3901
Loc: Katy, Texas US
I use the Guestimation formula. Works well for me.

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#12517850 - 11/27/17 11:06 AM Re: FYI when scales not available [Re: saibling]
Txduckhunter Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 02/19/02
Posts: 1715
Loc: Lake Fork
I just post a pic here and ask........

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#12517886 - 11/27/17 11:28 AM Re: FYI when scales not available [Re: saibling]
Doug R. Online   content
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Registered: 06/11/12
Posts: 8986
Loc: On the lam
If I landed the fish I usually guess 5-8 pounds, if it gets off the fish was usually a 12+ pound fish
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#12517897 - 11/27/17 11:33 AM Re: FYI when scales not available [Re: Doug R.]
E-bright Online   content
Outdoorsman

Registered: 12/05/13
Posts: 237
Loc: Eagle Mountain
Originally Posted By: Doug R.
If I landed the fish I usually guess 5-8 pounds, if it gets off the fish was usually a 12+ pound fish
excactly

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#12517922 - 11/27/17 11:54 AM Re: FYI when scales not available [Re: saibling]
Bobby Milam Online   content
Extreme Angler

Registered: 07/13/14
Posts: 2989
Loc: Arlington
Every fish is a giant until it is put in the boat and proved different. Even then it is sometimes still a giant and thrown back in quickly. Haven't you ever seen Ike?

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#12517962 - 11/27/17 12:30 PM Re: FYI when scales not available [Re: saibling]
Larry Mosby Offline
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Registered: 12/11/14
Posts: 105
Loc: Rusk County, Garrison, Texas
I don't like formulas or tables because they aren't accurate. I've checked them against some good fish of which I knew the weight and measurements.The calculations were within only a couple of pounds.
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