Re: Hoop net

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Posted by tleemay on November 08, 2001 at 09:16:11:

In Reply to: Hoop net posted by dawhale on November 03, 2001 at 06:53:42:

The hoop net was not mine, or the boats per se.

What I saw on a recent trip, it caught more fish
than bug. I believe that was mostly due to where
it was being laid - in deeper water than where
the bugs were hanging out at that time.

I have seen hoops used many times when the right
bait was put in and the location was choice. They
were always full of lobster - but not always
legals. I used to use hoops for crabs up in
Humboldt County near some property I own with
excellent results.

I still prefer to nab them myself. I have a trick
I am going to try out on my next outing. What is
it? It's a secret - can't tell you... yet I will
say it doesn't require a hooking device, stick,
nylons, or any other impliment. It will allow a
single diver to get bugs deep in the holes.

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