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Doug Smotherman

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Has anyone use the wal-mart cast nets? They are about $26 and are 5 foot. I lost my bass pro nest last weekend on a tree 10 or 12 feet down and dont have time to order a new one. I know the cheap net dont work as good just wondering about the wal-mart nets.

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Sorry to break this to you dude, but cast nets are illegal in MN, so I would not know grin

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I see you are in Indiana Doug. Check your regs, but I believe you should be OK. I personally have not used the Walmart brand. Normally you get what you pay for, but if you need one quick, I would probably pick one up.

Good Luck

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They work pretty good!

I'll assume Indiana allows the use of cast nets like most states!

Good Luck!

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Darn it Dtro Hanson said he can't beat you to an answer either! grin

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Thanks guys. Yes Indiana cast nets are allowed. How do you catch bait or do you?

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I've been using a small chunk of crawler on a tiny hook for catching bullheads and creek chub. Works well but takes too long and doesn't catch anything smaller than 4".

Let me know how that casting net works as I am curious.

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Seine nets, minnow traps and dip nets for Shad when they are running.

And of course hook and line like posted above!

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Darn it Dtro Hanson said he can't beat you to an answer either! grin

LOL! I don't know how many times Dtro and I post the same thing at the same time. Happens all too often.

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