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Yeti
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re: What kind of fish grip is everyone using?

I rarely use my bogas. Only when I want to weigh a 5+ lb trout or when I wade fish


hardhead
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re: What kind of fish grip is everyone using?
i use a net, a gaff, or my thumb.
this shouhld explain a lot


NOFOX
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re: What kind of fish grip is everyone using?
Just looked up the bogas, damn those are pricey.

Honest question, why use these over a net and your hand when fishing in a boat? Is it just to weigh fish? I get using them in a kayak, wading or something else where space is at a premium.


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Neauxla
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re: What kind of fish grip is everyone using?
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i use a net, a gaff, or my thumb.


DownSouthDave
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re: What kind of fish grip is everyone using?
I've been reading reviews and people really do seem to think the Boga is worth the money. I guess I'm going to break down and buy one. The Rapala also seemed to be well liked, fwiw.

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i use a net, a gaff, or my thumb.

I got them for the yak, and they work great there. A redfish jumping around can cause a lot of trouble in such a small space. With a fish grip, you own his ass. Since then, I have been bringing on the boat with me and they are pretty handy. I use it to hold a fish while I take out treble hooks. I even use it to sling trout in the ice box after I flick em on the deck. Better than getting covered in slime every time.

They are a lot of money, but come in pretty handy... and that hoist tho!


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Shexter
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re: What kind of fish grip is everyone using?
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i use a net, a gaff, or my thumb. this should explain a lot







sonoma8
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re: What kind of fish grip is everyone using?
What happened to just using your damn hands? Those are free and you have 2 of them!


gismap
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What happened to just using your damn hands? Those are free and you have 2 of them!

No I will not buy your jus' grab it glove.


TopWaterTiger
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Member since May 2006
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re: What kind of fish grip is everyone using?
boga worth the $$ IMO. Mine doesn't get much use in the boat, except to weigh a fish, but it sure is nice when wading.


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weisertiger
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re: What kind of fish grip is everyone using?
My hand. I measure my fish, not weigh them


DownSouthDave
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re: What kind of fish grip is everyone using?
I like the grab it glove. Gets pretty damn nasty though.


PapaPogey
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re: What kind of fish grip is everyone using?
Like someone mentioned, the Boga is different than most because it turns. This will save your wrist if you have a big fish and protect the fish as well. It's also great for a kayak because I don't bring a net and it keeps my hands away from the treble hooks etc. I just give it a nice freshwater rinse after I'm done with it, and it works just as smoothly as the day I bought it a couple years ago.


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sonoma8
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Shexter
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re: What kind of fish grip is everyone using?
If I'm catching a boat load of specs, these work great. Just dip them in the water when they get slimy

Image: http://www.jimporter.org/tipster/tipster114-2.jpg




PapaPogey
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re: What kind of fish grip is everyone using?
Those worked particularly well for the pesky spanish macks that we kept hooking into this past weekend


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CBDTigerFan
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Member since Mar 2009
2214 posts

re: What kind of fish grip is everyone using?
Boga or bust

Mine has withheld anything from a baby speck to a 74# lemon


TutHillTiger
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Mississippi Alabama
Member since Sep 2010
10221 posts

re: What kind of fish grip is everyone using?
I have a have dozen boga grips and honestly I typically use my hand and when I remember a fish towel. (I have the scars to prove it. I used to use those SS gloves sometimes too but cant find them anymore


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gismap
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re: What kind of fish grip is everyone using?
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Mine has withheld a baby speck

Nice


bbvdd
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Memphis, TN
Member since Jun 2009
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re: What kind of fish grip is everyone using?
I have a 30lbs boga and love it.


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Boats n Hose
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37140 posts

re: What kind of fish grip is everyone using?
A plastic one that was cheap and floats


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