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   Old Thread  #10 18 Feb 2019 at 7.53pm Login so you can post / reply  Register so you can join in!
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Cheers mate always looking to save a quid ere and there you know how it is
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   Old Thread  #9 18 Feb 2019 at 7.52pm Login so you can post / reply  Register so you can join in!
Thanks everyone, all tips are welcome 👍
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   Old Thread  #8 18 Feb 2019 at 7.18pm Login so you can post / reply  Register so you can join in!
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Screwfix do the same thing for half the price.
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   Old Thread  #7 18 Feb 2019 at 10.32am Login so you can post / reply  Register so you can join in!
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Simple but very important advice
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   Old Thread  #6 18 Feb 2019 at 10.24am Login so you can post / reply  Register so you can join in!
I'm not trying to teach people how to suck eggs but worth mentioning, always make sure the fishes head is heading the same way as the boat if you bring the fish back to the bank in the water, bringing them in backwards forces the water the wrong way over the gill rakers basically the same effect as someone drowning.

As Liam said in post 4 you could always have a deep mat in the boat if your not happy with them in the water.
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   Old Thread  #5 18 Feb 2019 at 9.25am Login so you can post / reply  Register so you can join in!
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Have a look at wychwood drogue clamps for securing your net thats what i use
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   Old Thread  #4 18 Feb 2019 at 9.03am Login so you can post / reply  Register so you can join in!
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I tend to lift the netted fish into a high sided unhooking mat inside the boat for bringing fish back to the bank.
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   Old Thread  #3 18 Feb 2019 at 8.12am Login so you can post / reply  Register so you can join in!
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For an anchor as Gerry says you can make one but they're cheap enough off flea bay
SAND ANCHOR you can fill the bag with rocks etc.

As for clamping the net to the boat pretty difficult with an inflatable, two quick clamps on a solid boat is probably what you have seen it's what I do at Rainbow with the solid boats but on an inflatable I just break the landing net put the arms just over the rowlock and clamp it with my knee, you can clamp it to the seat but ideally you need a clamp front and back to stop it twisting.
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   Old Thread  #2 17 Feb 2019 at 7.16pm Login so you can post / reply  Register so you can join in!
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I picked up some Barbell cast iron Weight Plates from a carboot a eyed bolt and penny washers turned them into superb mud weights
and the 2.5kg ones make brilliant marker pole weights too
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   Old Thread  #1 17 Feb 2019 at 11.22am Login so you can post / reply  Register so you can join in!
Iím after a couple of bits for my inflatable zodiac.

1 - some form of anchor to put in the margins with a float on it so I can keep it off the margin rocks

2 - I struggle getting a fish back to the bank holding the net but I have seen some people strap the net to the sides of the boat. How is this done? Purpose straps?

Iím fairly new to the boating scene so I havenít quite refined everything. Any help is appreciated 👍
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