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Re: Net Strap??

2013/4/21 1:33
From Anchorage, Alaska
Posts: 15
I have a Wright & McGill retracting lanyard I pin below the back center of my collar. I slip a "scrunchy" -- one of those thick, elastic cords that women use to tie a ponytail -- over the handle my net, then pull the excess net material toward the handle and secure it under the scrunchy. Gives a nice, streamlined profile that makes it easy to slip the front edge of the net a little ways under the top of my waist pack. When I rotate the pack to the front, the net pops out, but the lanyard lets it hang right in the middle of my back; I tuck it in back place when I return my pack to the rear position. (Also, when I net a fish, its weight pulls the net material from under the scrunchy and the net opens to its full size.)

I find it pretty useful, even when busting brush.

Hope it helps someone.

Posted on: 2013/4/21 2:23
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Re: Net Strap??

2007/10/17 10:49
From florida
Posts: 6438
Welcome aboard. All tips appreciated. GG

Posted on: 2013/4/21 7:00
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Re: Net Strap??

2011/7/6 13:48
From Philadelphia PA
Posts: 1713
My vest has a net compartment. It's a little bit of a challenge to get the net in, but it is managable.

Posted on: 2013/4/23 6:56
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