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  Landing net size for kayak fishing
  Posted by: ptofireman on May-27-13 11:33 AM (EST)

What size (diameter and length of handle) Landing net, would you recommend for fresh water fishing lakes and large rivers, from a sit in kayak like a wilderness Systems Pungo 120 ?

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  • Landing net size for kayak fishing - ptofireman - May-27-13 11:33 AM
    • This - Big_D - May-28-13 4:33 PM
    • big fish? - barrell - Jun-10-13 6:45 PM

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  Posted by: Big_D on May-28-13 4:33 PM (EST)

I use a larger than usual trout net. I usually fish for smallmouth bass. A larger trout net works just fine. I also have a long handled net of about the same diameter that I use from my raft.
  big fish?
  Posted by: barrell on Jun-10-13 6:45 PM (EST)
If there are big fish to be landed make sure the hoopsize is big enough. A short handle is all you need. Look at the Frabils with the large hoops.


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