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3/16" mesh cast net #13570907 05/25/20 06:41 PM
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Anyone know where a person might find a 5 to 6 foot diameter cast net with 3/16" mesh for catching minnow thats not overly to expensive

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Re: 3/16" mesh cast net [Re: Rshifflett] #13570918 05/25/20 06:51 PM
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I would check amazon

Re: 3/16" mesh cast net [Re: Rshifflett] #13570920 05/25/20 06:53 PM
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Looked there but only found 6 foot radius which is to big for what i need

Re: 3/16" mesh cast net [Re: Rshifflett] #13570927 05/25/20 06:58 PM
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They’re not cheap, and they’re not that common. They don’t even make anything smaller than a 3’ radius in any net as far as I am aware. That’s not very much surface area. You may check around to see if you can get one custom made, but I doubt you’re going to get any 3/16 mesh net for less than $80-90

Re: 3/16" mesh cast net [Re: Rshifflett] #13570935 05/25/20 07:03 PM
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Very uncommon for sure my cousin found one at a baitshop near austin for like 70ish dollars but i live 5 hours north of austin

Re: 3/16" mesh cast net [Re: Rshifflett] #13570985 05/25/20 08:05 PM
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Betts Super Pro #26...

Thing about it, your gonna have to pay for the lead to sink it fast enough to catch anything. I use a 1/4 myself.


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Re: 3/16" mesh cast net [Re: Jig Man] #13571189 05/26/20 12:53 AM
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Thanks for the info on the betts

Re: 3/16" mesh cast net [Re: Rshifflett] #13571211 05/26/20 01:33 AM
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Look up National Athletic Supply. They do in store and onlineorders. Super nice people. Prices are very good. They ship all over the US and probably have 75-100 cast nets in stock. Betts, Fitec and others. They are located in Belton Tx

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+1 on National Athletic Supply in Belton! I just discovered that place 3 weeks ago and they have just about any size cast net you can think of. Super nice and knowledgeable people as well.

Re: 3/16" mesh cast net [Re: Rshifflett] #13571499 05/26/20 12:59 PM
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A net with tape will keep the net open to the bottom. The tape will also help correct an imperfect toss !

Re: 3/16" mesh cast net [Re: Cvillemudcat] #13573723 05/28/20 03:30 AM
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Thanks yotekilr i will look them up

Re: 3/16" mesh cast net [Re: Rshifflett] #13574411 05/28/20 08:31 PM
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I have been using 4’ to catch those minnows for bait, I used to pay about 55-60, but the company I used to get it from is out of business, the model is Fitec SS1000, it comes in 3/16, Academy is selling for 72 as of now.

Re: 3/16" mesh cast net [Re: Steve_C] #13574869 05/29/20 05:04 AM
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Thanks steve thats exactly what im looking for

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