3.5M Keepnet

Steve47

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With net limits on most fisheries 3m is plenty,just make sure it's wide enough to give fish plenty of room
 

muggins

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With net limits on most fisheries 3m is plenty,just make sure it's wide enough to give fish plenty of room
That was my thoughts. It just seems strange that these nets come in 2.5 and 3.5, no 3metre?
 

lp1886

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2.5 is ample on a commercial with net limits and platforms close to the water.
 

Dave Spence

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Sorry to buck the trend but I always prefer a longer net.
 

Dave

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The problem is if you draw a platform that's not close to the water, what do you do then if you only have 2.5m nets?
You could end up with a metre of net out of the water before you start and 1.5m in the water for 60lb or thereabouts of fish to swim around in.
Bear in mind also the more fish you put in an enclosed area like a keepnet, with little or no flow of water through it, the more the fish will compete for the dissolved oxygen in the water within the net.
 

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Longer the net the better, I only ever put 50lb of carp in a net anyway, that's enough to lift out.

If we are going to put the fish in that situation give them sufficient space. Mine are 3.5m
 
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