wademaster· Premium Member
This is so simple however I keep screwing up....hook the trout, tire it out a bit, net the fish. Lots of times everything goes great until I grab the net then the fish somehow comes unglued. I tend to get the fish in close proximity to myself creating slack in my line then losing contact with the fish while trying to get the net where I need it. I lost a nice rainbow this evening due to this. I've lost quite a few since starting my fly fishing endeavor this way. I know with smaller fish I'll usually wet my hand and just scoop it up....maybe I'm ignorant? Due to this conflict I only landed a redbreast and chub....