Net rig?

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Net rig?

Postby Steel Workin » Sat Nov 23, 2013 9:01 pm

Anyone using a net rig in high current areas? We had some issues with ours bunching up. Might need bigger weights or something. Any suggestions or pointers would be appreciated. Net is 12x14 with 4 dozen decoys on it. Thanks
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Re: Net rig?

Postby Buffleheadhunter » Tue Nov 26, 2013 8:41 am

Id say more weight. You could try more weight on the up current side. Less weight down current will pull it tighter if it holds bottom but slips. Another fix is less decoys if you don't have more weight.
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Re: Net rig?

Postby ScaupHunter » Tue Nov 26, 2013 11:34 am

I hunted one last year on the Columbia River in heavy currents and major tide changes. There really is no good option. You need to anchor all 4 corners and then the middle of the nets in heavy currents. That is a total of 8 anchors for one net. I switched out to all longlines and quit using the net. Way faster and way less headache.
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Re: Net rig?

Postby Steel Workin » Thu Nov 28, 2013 2:15 pm

Thanks for the input.
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