Bought me a Castnet..

Discussion in 'LOCAL TENNESSEE TALK' started by Catfish_Scooter, Aug 29, 2009.

  1. Catfish_Scooter

    Catfish_Scooter New Member

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    Yep I went to Walmart and got a 3.5 footer which when i opened is Plenty big enough for the banks.. So im happy now, just got to cast more than you would a larger net. Plus restocked on the usual glowsticks.. and circles.:smile2:
     
  2. flathunter

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    All I use is the 3.5 ft ones from walmart, I also attach an exetinson rope on it so I can throw it farther, those 3.5 footers are light and you can throw them along way to reach bait that aint near the bank.
     

  3. Catfish_Scooter

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    Thats exactly what I was sayin to myself when I bought it. It may be smaller but it can get just a lil bit farther out to those threadfin/gizzards which is what I want. Now them 5 ft. ones ++ are perfect for boaters..:wink:
     
  4. lforet2002

    lforet2002 Well-Known Member

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    I have a 5 1/2 footer with 30' of rope and have no problem throwing it 30'..Though I've been throwing a cast net since I was a baby..
     
  5. Catfish_Scooter

    Catfish_Scooter New Member

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    :smile2: Have ya been seined any more anywhere man?
     
  6. flathunter

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    I have a bad back, so throwing the bigger nets 30 feet, which I can do just might put me in the hospital:smile2:

    For a you guy like AJ, he looks like a little feller, I think the smaller net will be perfect.
     
  7. lforet2002

    lforet2002 Well-Known Member

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    You right he is a scrawny thing...:wink:I showed him how to hold it and throw it to make it spread open..Caught a few bream,a lil ole baby skip and even a largemouth..He was tripping out how that cast net works..I probably made adout 5 or 6 throws and we had enough bait..Remember how I showed you AJ and practice throwing it in your yard..If I see ya this weekend we'll practice out by the lake and see if you can catch some bait..
     
  8. whisker maniac

    whisker maniac New Member

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    Don't catch yourself in it AJ :eek:oooh::smile2:
     
  9. Catfish_Scooter

    Catfish_Scooter New Member

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    What do I look like?? A man or a mouse! LOL!
     
  10. Catfish_Scooter

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    Ok sounds good man.
     
  11. Catfish_Scooter

    Catfish_Scooter New Member

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    3.5 ft. is a pretty dang large net, I'll get just what I need with a few extra throws.:smile2::wink:
     
  12. whisker maniac

    whisker maniac New Member

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    Do ya really want me to answer that... :eek:oooh::wink:





    okay... a mouse.. :smile2:
     
  13. Catfish_Scooter

    Catfish_Scooter New Member

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    LOL! Sorry try again!:smile2::wink:
     
  14. festus

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    How much is the 3-1/2 footer A.J.?

    Just be careful casting nets around rocks, A.J., especially in current. I've seen two different fishermen get theirs hung up in the rip rap at Melton Hill Dam this year and they lost them.:embarassed:

     
  15. Jedicazador

    Jedicazador New Member

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    we went out yesterday morning, caught one skip with rod n reel, and butt loads of shad and brim with the throw net. If it wasn't for that net we would have just been catching sun :smile2:.
    Mike
     
  16. flathunter

    flathunter New Member

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    AJ, I have went thre 8 castnets this year, so be prepared to lose some to rocks and under water structure.