weighing small fish

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wlaw

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whats the best way to weigh smaller single specimens? generally roach, rudd, skimmers, small bream and small carp (you get the idea). i have a weighing sling for carp but thats huge and a little unnecessary...

i was told before that weighing them in plastic carrier bags was ok but im a little skeptic anyone have any suggestions?

cheers
 

newies_maggots

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i may get a battering for this but,....

i have weighed then in a plastic bag, as the bag does not register on the digi scales, then quickly returned safe
 

tomgriffin

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on "passion for angling" on home and leisure bob james and chris yates used a plastic bag to weigh their specimen roach they caught on the kennet, so i can see why you can use it for your specimens.
 

newies_maggots

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thats ok then....

i dont see the harm myself in using a plastic (tescos) bag...
 
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Miggy

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its fine to use a plastic bag, it helps to stop the slime coming off the fish as it does in a net. just dont be adding water to it to "round" off the weight you naughty buggers [:p]
 

Alan lever

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To be honest I think most people have weighed them in a plastic bag including myself. It wont be long before someone says its wrong
 
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