How to net a fish the right way


Remember two simple rules for netting fish

We all love to hear the words “get the net” from our fishing partners. It means they’ve got a good fish on the line. But for some folks, panic sets in once they realize they’re responsible for netting what could be the fish of a lifetime for their buddy.

It’s easy to mess up a netting job if you try to do too much. But remembering two simple rules will give you the confidence and know-how to take care of business once you hear those words. Follow these rules and you’ll get that fish in the net every time.

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Brian Cope is the editor of He has won numerous awards for his writing, photography, and videography. He is a retired Air Force combat communications technician, and has a B.A. in English Literature from the University of South Carolina. You can reach him at

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