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Collapsible landing net. #13393851 01/05/20 11:03 PM
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Need a new one that will fit in rod box , which one you like best?
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Re: Collapsible landing net. [Re: Agape] #13393870 01/05/20 11:15 PM
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I’ve learned that the big rubber Frabill will barely fit in the rod box, and barely fit a 20”+ largemouth. Any smaller of a net and it’s useless anyways. I’d just as soon not carry a small net, even if it takes up little to no room. It’s a disaster waiting to happen. On days I don’t need a net, or a net is not allowed, I just toss it into the garage before I leave.

If you stil want a suggestion, a friend has the little triangle shaped Frabill that can fit almost anywhere. I wouldn’t use it on a money fish though. His folded in half on a 4 pounder. Lol.


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Re: Collapsible landing net. [Re: Agape] #13393885 01/05/20 11:21 PM
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I would not trust a Hiber-net in a tournament situation either. The flexible rim is a disaster waiting to happen with a good size fish.


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Re: Collapsible landing net. [Re: Agape] #13393899 01/05/20 11:33 PM
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Frabill Ranger folding net......the ones that Skeeter dealers have.

Re: Collapsible landing net. [Re: Agape] #13393931 01/06/20 12:02 AM
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Originally Posted by Agape
Need a new one that will fit in rod box , which one you like best?
Thanks!


I have an extra net that is like new, Ranger tournament series. Paid $60 will sell for $35. It is collapsible. Pic is in classifieds.





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Re: Collapsible landing net. [Re: Agape] #13393986 01/06/20 12:34 AM
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Since I don't use a net often, I bought the bass pro folding net. I wish I had bought a larger one because a few of the larger fish I have caught the back of the body was hanging out but it hasn't lost a fish yet. My main reason for buying it was because I don't use it often and liked the compact size when folded and it easily opens one handed with a flick of the wrist. I just store it under my console for easy access when needed.

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Frabill power stow

Re: Collapsible landing net. [Re: Agape] #13394030 01/06/20 12:55 AM
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Better off use a regular net ,folding nets suck.
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Re: Collapsible landing net. [Re: Agape] #13394097 01/06/20 01:52 AM
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I bought one of the bass pro shop gold series folding nets. Coated rubber, compact, one hand opening. I’m not selling them lol but I like it. It’s put a couple 10’s in the boat so it’s big enough.

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I won a KVD folding net . I think it is made by stowmaster . I would buy another if anything happens to this one.

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Originally Posted by Coolarrow
I bought one of the bass pro shop gold series folding nets. Coated rubber, compact, one hand opening. I’m not selling them lol but I like it. It’s put a couple 10’s in the boat so it’s big enough.


I have that net as well. No complaints.

Re: Collapsible landing net. [Re: Agape] #13394341 01/06/20 01:12 PM
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frabill sliding handle net, rides in floor on psngr side and is never in the way. will easily handle a large fish. academy, wal mart, bass pro etc. mine is like the picture but has the rubberized net.

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Re: Collapsible landing net. [Re: hopalong] #13394366 01/06/20 01:53 PM
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Originally Posted by hopalong
frabill sliding handle net, rides in floor on psngr side and is never in the way. will easily handle a large fish. academy, wal mart, bass pro etc. mine is like the picture but has the rubberized net.

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Exactly what I have...with the rubberized net. A “small” tweak in the roundness of the net, and it fits the starboard side just right.


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Re: Collapsible landing net. [Re: SteezMacQueen] #13394600 01/06/20 04:56 PM
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Originally Posted by SteezMacQueen
Originally Posted by hopalong
frabill sliding handle net, rides in floor on psngr side and is never in the way. will easily handle a large fish. academy, wal mart, bass pro etc. mine is like the picture but has the rubberized net.

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Exactly what I have...with the rubberized net. A “small” tweak in the roundness of the net, and it fits the starboard side just right.

Me too. It has been a good net.

Re: Collapsible landing net. [Re: Agape] #13394653 01/06/20 05:32 PM
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I have the Frabill Hiber-Net that collapses inside the handle and I have enjoyed it. Stores away in the rod box EASILY.


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