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#12786842 - 06/10/18 01:19 PM Which measuring board?
KsChampion198 Offline
Pro Angler

Registered: 07/11/09
Posts: 564
Loc: Central Kansas
Looking for a solid heavy duty measuring board at last 24”. Have a golden rule but want something a little more heavy duty. Thought about the kryptic Ego model. Thoughts?

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#12786846 - 06/10/18 01:25 PM Re: Which measuring board? [Re: KsChampion198]
Bobby Milam Online   content
TFF Team Angler

Registered: 07/13/14
Posts: 3579
Loc: Arlington
For tournaments? If so, check with the tournament and see which is their official board and get that one. One can be slightly different than another escpecially if it could get a slight bend

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#12786881 - 06/10/18 01:53 PM Re: Which measuring board? [Re: KsChampion198]
Captain Chunk Offline
Angler

Registered: 05/14/09
Posts: 370
Loc: The Hilltop
Check It Stick and Pro Rule. Most trails and tourneys use one or the other, so I carry both.

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#12786947 - 06/10/18 02:57 PM Re: Which measuring board? [Re: KsChampion198]
Bass Junkie Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 07/29/09
Posts: 1282
Loc: Houston
Thought my metal one was great until my fishing buddy bent it by stepping on it.

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#12786952 - 06/10/18 03:00 PM Re: Which measuring board? [Re: KsChampion198]
Mark Perry Online   content


Registered: 01/09/04
Posts: 53586
Loc: Highway 1
Pro Rule

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#12786999 - 06/10/18 04:05 PM Re: Which measuring board? [Re: Captain Chunk]
Ken A. Offline
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Registered: 10/02/06
Posts: 10160
Loc: Trophy Club, TX
Originally Posted By: Captain Chunk
Check It Stick and Pro Rule. Most trails and tourneys use one or the other, so I carry both.


Agreed.

If you’re going to fish tournaments you better have both of these because they measure fish differently.


Edited by Ken A. (06/10/18 04:05 PM)

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#12787339 - 06/10/18 10:21 PM Re: Which measuring board? [Re: KsChampion198]
adam_p Offline
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Registered: 06/11/05
Posts: 6999
Loc: Ray Roberts
Check it sticks are not consistent. A buddy had a fish that measured as an under on his check it board and measured over 16" on the tournament check it board. Tournament director even measured it as an under on my buddies board. Cost him over $9,000.

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#12787357 - 06/10/18 10:51 PM Re: Which measuring board? [Re: KsChampion198]
cephusjoe Offline
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Registered: 04/02/13
Posts: 1416
Pro rule
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#12787373 - 06/11/18 12:11 AM Re: Which measuring board? [Re: KsChampion198]
SoCal Tom Offline
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Registered: 04/10/07
Posts: 9650
Loc: Garland, TX
Talk to Texas Nameplate. Their boards are highly accurate and they can customize it with your name, logo anything you like. Here is a link.

http://www.nameplate.com/sport-fishing.html
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#12787397 - 06/11/18 04:29 AM Re: Which measuring board? [Re: adam_p]
buda13 Offline


Registered: 07/02/04
Posts: 18517
Loc: NRH, TX
Originally Posted By: adam_p
Check it sticks are not consistent. A buddy had a fish that measured as an under on his check it board and measured over 16" on the tournament check it board. Tournament director even measured it as an under on my buddies board. Cost him over $9,000.


They have 2 different kinds, a thin one and a thick one. The thin ones have been known to bend causing inaccuracies. Buy the heavy duty one. I picked one up years ago after being told by a Game Warden that's the official measuring stick they use.
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#12787441 - 06/11/18 06:44 AM Re: Which measuring board? [Re: KsChampion198]
SteezMacQueen Offline
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Registered: 11/02/14
Posts: 6051
Loc: Red Oak, Galveston, and Pagosa...
Check-It is what fits my Skeeters holder. So that's what I use.
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#12787463 - 06/11/18 07:12 AM Re: Which measuring board? [Re: KsChampion198]
Ken A. Offline
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Registered: 10/02/06
Posts: 10160
Loc: Trophy Club, TX
Many years ago I was a tackle rep and Check-It Stick was one of my lines. Mr. Bingham sent a personalized Check-It Stick to each of the Texas GW's with their names engraved on the board as a gift. That is why most GW's still carry a Check-It Stick.

I thought it was a pretty smart move. thumb

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#12787583 - 06/11/18 08:40 AM Re: Which measuring board? [Re: KsChampion198]
LakeGilmerGuide Offline
Outdoorsman

Registered: 03/28/17
Posts: 150
Pro Rule

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#12787600 - 06/11/18 08:49 AM Re: Which measuring board? [Re: LakeGilmerGuide]
Ranger1 Offline
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Registered: 08/28/03
Posts: 6341
Loc: Allen, Texas
P R O R U L E
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#12787616 - 06/11/18 09:01 AM Re: Which measuring board? [Re: KsChampion198]
Ken A. Offline
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Registered: 10/02/06
Posts: 10160
Loc: Trophy Club, TX
I carry both. They measure differently. I am just telling you the GW's carry Check IT Sticks.

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