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Old 05-16-2022, 09:13 PM
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Not to brag but been catching some pretty big 'bows in a lake this month and one on Sunday just barely fit into my Streamside.

Any suggestions? Cost not an issue.

Requirements: Long handle
Wooden frame and handle so that it floats!
Rubber mesh
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Old 05-17-2022, 03:56 AM
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I'd look at one of the Fishpond models if price isn't a factor. They aren't made of wood (carbon fiber / fiberglass), but they float, are tougher than wood, have a rubber net, and look cool.
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Old 05-17-2022, 07:38 AM
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The wife bought me a Brodin Phantom for stream fishing. Long and narrow version. When I first got it I thought it was too big for stream fishing. It's not.
I think it's this one:

https://www.amazon.ca/Brodin-Phantom.../dp/B00BQNUTUG
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Old 05-17-2022, 07:39 AM
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Sorry, missed that. You were looking for long handle.
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Old 05-17-2022, 07:40 AM
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I also have the Brodin net, a great one that accommodates large trout. Easy to carry.
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Old 05-17-2022, 07:48 AM
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Another vote for Fishpond nets.
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Old 05-17-2022, 09:10 AM
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Here is a local guy making a selection.

http://bamboorods.ca/wp/?page_id=95

Note: the site is under construction however Iíve got the Net Page about done.

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Old 05-17-2022, 09:41 AM
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I no they'll be well built .Very nice site Don Tight lines
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Old 05-17-2022, 12:18 PM
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Moby if you don't mind spending the coin. I have a rubber mesh Loon model. I'd be comfortable netting fish up to the size of sockeye or small coho in it. I picked it up at Reid's Fly Shop in Edmonton.

http://www.mobynets.com/our-nets.html
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Old 05-17-2022, 05:47 PM
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Moby if you don't mind spending the coin. I have a rubber mesh Loon model. I'd be comfortable netting fish up to the size of sockeye or small coho in it. I picked it up at Reid's Fly Shop in Edmonton.

http://www.mobynets.com/our-nets.html
Thanks for the info folks. I phoned Reid's and they have either the Moby Whale or Kamloops waiting for me to pick up on Friday!
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Old 05-17-2022, 06:36 PM
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Thanks for the info folks. I phoned Reid's and they have either the Moby Whale or Kamloops waiting for me to pick up on Friday!
Great choice! It will last you a lifetime.
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Old 05-17-2022, 07:05 PM
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Here is a local guy making a selection.

http://bamboorods.ca/wp/?page_id=95

Note: the site is under construction however Iíve got the Net Page about done.

Don
Don;
Just had a peek at your new site....looking good!
Note...might be there...but didn't see contact info.
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Old 05-17-2022, 07:49 PM
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Don;
Just had a peek at your new site....looking good!
Note...might be there...but didn't see contact info.
New site looks fantastic Don.



Those are some very purty nets!


Should be able to handle the 9 lber's with style and panache Flyguy!

Hope to see you on the water soon so you can tell me where and how you caught 'em. Or I'll just watch as you slay them and I get skunked. Doh!



Look like email address for nets is

salmotru2@gmail.com.
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Old 05-17-2022, 08:35 PM
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Don;
Just had a peek at your new site....looking good!
Note...might be there...but didn't see contact info.
Sorry...to clarify...Don's bamboo rod contact info.
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Old 05-17-2022, 10:55 PM
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Definitely a fan of the Moby nets myself, the design of their mesh allows them to handle large trout relative to the opening size.
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Old 05-18-2022, 07:14 AM
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I bought the Moby Whale last year and love it !
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Old 05-18-2022, 11:49 AM
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Don Andersenís web site is still in construction.
Itís a complete overhaul.
The learning curve is steepÖÖand long and im getting there.
Nearly all of the site construction was provided by a great guy who retired from a tech company.
And thanx for the pointers of what needs done.
I may get to more of it today.

Regards all,

Don
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Old 05-20-2022, 05:54 PM
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I bought the Moby Whale last year and love it !
Picked one up today at Reid's. $252 + gst but everyone says ya can't take it with you, when, well you know so...

Next item will be a light weight lithium ion trolling motor battery!
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