How to Correctly Net Fish

With as little stress as possible

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    How to correctly let fish - with as little stress

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    Good read. When I had to take Gracie out of the pond, I used a pillow case. She went right in it. That was just to take her out and put her in the pool right behind the pond, short trip. I have a pool skimmer net, it's blue. I use that to get stuff out of the pond. Every time I put that in the pond, the fish are are over it, doesn't seem to threaten them. But, put a regular net in there and they all scatter.
     
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    Thanx Sunshine fish have brains though be they a tad different than ours they can and do learn , I've never seen a fish caught in a pillow case before now you'll have to You Tube it :happy:

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    Is there a video of this?
     
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    @Dave 54 Good article :)

    How are you adding air to the bags?

    Are the fish fasted before being bagged and transported?

    What do you use to clean your nets?

    I know the article is about netting a fish but these questions came to mind as I was reading through it.
     
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    bettasngoldfish Maria

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    Sunshine I can't image moving a fish so big it goes in a pillow case :eek:

    Good idea though :D
     
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    Have made the changes needed for greater understanding
     
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    That was when I would do a complete clean out of the pond. I don't do it any more. She was 23 inches than. Too big for any net I had. I read it somewhere about using a pillow case.
     
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    You'd do much better with a pan cakenet on sock net Sunshine .

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