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stifler51

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a tape measure is the most reliable in my book.

No need to mess around with scales. That is "old school" smile

In the past I have found that the spring type work the far the best. I would'nt touch a digital one, to many things to go wrong.

however, like jim said, weighing fish does hurt them. If you intend on releasing them, just measure them. there are some good conversion charts out there to find aprox weight via lenght and girth.

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I think of mine as a gaff in the winter and a net in the summer, it also has this nice spring scale on it. Once you have on a fishes mouth they can thrash all they want. It is abit spendy though.

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i usually use just length and girth but was lookin into maybe getting one, i only fish walleye during the summer so nothing would be over 20lbs anyways

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My brother taught me to hook the scale on the rim of the net and weigh the fish in it. Then after releasing the fish, weigh the net, and subtract the difference. Never seemed to hurt the fish, just make it quick.

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If its worth measuring or weighing.. then I just go ahead and assume its 3 ounces shy of the state record and sadly put it back.. but enjoy spreading the "story"..

works perfect!

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