Drop Net Review

Roman Herrick
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In this article we’ll put the spotlight on the Drop Net.

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Our rating: 7 / 10

Cost: $

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  • Sturdy construction that holds up well in a variety of conditions.
  • Very simple to work with and clean.
  • Safe to use near shore and a comfortable size to carry around.
  • Comes with mesh storage bag for easy storage.
  • The smooth surface doesn’t reduce productivity or increase your risk of injury.
  • The handles are plastic and can be slippery if they’ve been exposed to water for any length of time.
  • The netting is a bit rough and can shred and jam your hands or fishing gear if you’re not careful.

A net is something that I don't think we think about all the time, but it is a very important part of my fishing equipment. One of the two things I have to drop when I fish is the net. I use my net a few times during the day to see what I got and wipe the mud of the fish that I caught. I try to bring a clean net since I do not want to hurt anything with a dirty net. I also have a few nets around the house for when I do have a friend over for a barbecue and I want to use the grill. We also used my net to throw those streamers in the lake that were a little bit away from our swim.

I do not use the net when I am on a vacation, fishing in Alaska. I found that using a net would take away from my fishing trip. The rules in Alaska state that we are not able to use a net because everything is basically recycled into the water and that is one of the reasons we have to use big boats and cages to catch the salmon. One type of net I can use is the plastic net. I can bring one of those when I am fishing in my boat.

Other types of nets that I know are tangle nets, which is made out of a material that looks like plastic and it folds up in a circle. I can use this net to catch small fish such as bluegills, small bass, and crappies. I do not have use a net to catch those fish because my fish finder can easily find and locate fish. There is another type of net I can use, which is a wader net. I know that I would not be able to use a wader net because it is not very easy to clean.

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