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Bazzer

Keep Nets

I've haven't used one for years and think they should be banned for pleasure anglers at the very least.
"Specimin Hunters" use sacks, weigh, photo, (wait for witness if needed) then release. My club had a rule that any sacked fish caught during the night had to be released no later than 1hr. after daybreak, just to allow for photo's.
Most of the Matches are just tiddler bashing and anything big should be weighed and released.

Any thoughts/comments?
Border

I only reason I would put fish in a keep net is if I was match fishing where the caught fish have to be weighed at the end of the match.

I see no reason for large fish to be kept in a keep net, when just out for a fish, if you are lucky enough to catch a bigun then take a photo, weigh and put back.

If I'm fly fishing from a boat then all my fish go in a keep net, but I have blessed them first.
Diz

Works for me too.
Have only used a keep net once outside a match. That was for a promotional phot for a new river venue. It had been a victim of a spill and was getting back to its former glory.
Slainte
Diz
Bazzer

Playing Judas "Priest" in the headphones then Border?
Border

More like "Deep Trout"........Put It Right Back.    

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