by Craig Price
The first fish landed by the net
I recently received the net from Chris. Upon arrival, it rained in deluge proportions for two weeks. It's summer here, and Australia is meant to be a dry country.
When the rivers finally subsided enough, I went fishing. My thoughts on the net as follows:
It is perfect for thick brush scrambling and climbing over dead timber, which is just what I wanted it for.
It still has a very stong chemical odour from the net material. I only notice it when it is open, but I hope this goes soon.
It opens one handed and is easy to use.
It works well as a seine net to examine what the fish are eating.
As the mesh is finer and suited to this purpose, it catches the current a little more and this can bend the net out.
It lands fish of a reasonable size.
Overall rating - 4 out of 5
“The bitterness of poor quality remains long after the sweetness of low price is forgotten” - Benjamin Franklin
"Be sure in casting, that your fly fall first into the water, for if the line fall first, it scares or frightens the fish..." -
Col. Robert Venables 1662
As age slows my pace, I will become more like the heron.
The hooks are sharp.
The coffee's hot.
The fish are slippery when wet.
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