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Re: Another question in Gill Nets [Re: Wolfdog91] #6747451
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Re: Another question in Gill Nets [Re: Wolfdog91] #6748554
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Re: Another question in Gill Nets [Re: Wolfdog91] #6770539
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Ok another question, how does one go about matching up your float line to your lead line. Like do you want twice as much bouancy to your weight or do you want it even not does it depend on the type of bet your using ?


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Re: Another question in Gill Nets [Re: Wolfdog91] #6770619
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It wont matter as long as your corks are floating. We use both 85/100 and 95/100 lead line. I like the 95 myself for our strong Yukon current. Some use the 95/100 for set net, we drift net here mostly.

Re: Another question in Gill Nets [Re: Wolfdog91] #6770629
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My gillnetting video. Looks like I have over a million views eek


Re: Another question in Gill Nets [Re: Wolfdog91] #6770715
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I use 200 pounds of lead per 100 fathoms of lead line, and a cork on every third hanging. So that means there is about 16 inches between each cork, the hangings are just under eight inches.
I fish in very strong current, the main reason for close spacing on the corks isn't just because of a heavy lead line , but also because the net loads up with a lot of fish. The dead fish will eventually sink the net anyway if you're not fast enough picking fish.


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Re: Another question in Gill Nets [Re: Wolfdog91] #6771561
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Very little current here. I use 35 lb for spot and perch nets. 50 lb for bunker nets and 65 for striped bass nets, even in the ocean. Some nets I want to sink, I just back down my float size. Others I want to float, so I up the size. I hang my ocean nets 8 ft deep, with bullet corks every 10 feet down the float line. The nets have to stay off the bottom to help avoid sting rays/ skates/ horse shoe crabs.

So I guess it depends on amount of current, and whether you want to sink or float the net

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Re: Another question in Gill Nets [Re: Wolfdog91] #6771606
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Re: Another question in Gill Nets [Re: Wolfdog91] #6772886
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Re: Another question in Gill Nets [Re: yukonjeff] #6773228
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Originally Posted by yukonjeff
Oh yea , Fishing keeps you young for sure.

Winter adds a whole new dimension, get to shovel snow and chop ice too smile

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Todays catch.

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Now that's pretty cool ! I've seen a few videos on folks setting nets under the ice, do you use one of those boards that drags the net to the next hole ? Sorry not sure what their called


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Re: Another question in Gill Nets [Re: JoMiBru] #6773229
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Originally Posted by JoMiBru
Very little current here. I use 35 lb for spot and perch nets. 50 lb for bunker nets and 65 for striped bass nets, even in the ocean. Some nets I want to sink, I just back down my float size. Others I want to float, so I up the size. I hang my ocean nets 8 ft deep, with bullet corks every 10 feet down the float line. The nets have to stay off the bottom to help avoid sting rays/ skates/ horse shoe crabs.

So I guess it depends on amount of current, and whether you want to sink or float the net

John

Interesting,never thought sting rays would be a problem, mabye it's just my ignorance but seems like they would just kinda bounce off a net unless there's alot of bag , learn something new every day lol


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Re: Another question in Gill Nets [Re: yukonjeff] #6773234
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Originally Posted by yukonjeff
It wont matter as long as your corks are floating. We use both 85/100 and 95/100 lead line. I like the 95 myself for our strong Yukon current. Some use the 95/100 for set net, we drift net here mostly.

Ok so sorry another stupid question lol bit what exactly are you referring to when you say 85/100?


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Re: Another question in Gill Nets [Re: Wolfdog91] #6773239
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We cant use those boards here on the Yukon the current would take them away, and a lot of broken,jagged ice as well.

We make several holes and thread a line through using a empty floating jug tied to a long pole. Once we get a line threaded under the ice, we can just pull the net under the ice tied to it,and check it with the line again.

I had a video on setting a net but YouTube took it down.

Here is one checking it last year.



Here is another on hanging a gillnet I forgot I did.


Re: Another question in Gill Nets [Re: Wolfdog91] #6773241
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Originally Posted by Wolfdog91
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It wont matter as long as your corks are floating. We use both 85/100 and 95/100 lead line. I like the 95 myself for our strong Yukon current. Some use the 95/100 for set net, we drift net here mostly.

Ok so sorry another stupid question lol bit what exactly are you referring to when you say 85/100?


They call it 85/100 its 85 lbs of lead line per hundred ft of line. There are no stupid questions when someone is trying to learn.
The lead line you see hanging on the bottom of the net, and laying across the floor at the end of the net hanging video is 95/100 that's pretty heavy, good for our strong current. I set the net at an angle on the river so the net don't get the full effect of the current and lift up. Think of a curtain waving in the wind. Don't want that.



Re: Another question in Gill Nets [Re: Wolfdog91] #6787077
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Wanted to show y'all what I came up with with a all y'alls advice. The top and bottom lines came off a old Chinese net I bought that was crappy to say the least. It's just a little bait net 13' long 4 deep and I think I hung it at a little over 65% ratio with 13" ties

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Re: Another question in Gill Nets [Re: Wolfdog91] #6787145
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Personally I would of made my ties a little closer like 8" but I think that would will catch fish too. Looks good.

Re: Another question in Gill Nets [Re: Wolfdog91] #6994805
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Re: Another question in Gill Nets [Re: Wolfdog91] #6995020
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That will work. What kind of fish are you targeting?
The web looks like maybe 3 1/2 or so stretched measure??


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Re: Another question in Gill Nets [Re: Wolfdog91] #7074733
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So can anyone give me the basics on float and lead rope ?
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Re: Another question in Gill Nets [Re: waggler] #7074738
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Originally Posted by waggler
That will work. What kind of fish are you targeting?
The web looks like maybe 3 1/2 or so stretched measure??

2" mesh I was making it for small pan fish but didn't work too well.


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