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Old 05-22-2012, 10:03 PM
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Default Replacement ghost net?

Does anybody know a good source to get a rubber net like the ghost net to replace a cloth net? I don't want to replace the whole net just replace the cloth with the rubber?

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Old 05-22-2012, 10:31 PM
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http://www.brodin.com/Accessories.html

http://www.fishwest.net/flyfishing/p...l#.T7xLpL9Mb8A

http://www.amazon.com/Brodin-Ghost-R.../dp/B002DIW0KK
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Old 05-23-2012, 08:17 AM
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The instructions are here:
http://www.brodin.com/Restring.html

I put a ghost bag on one of my nets last year and it is easy to do.
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Old 05-23-2012, 03:45 PM
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I've converted eight nets over to ghost bags now. Need any help, just drop me a PM.

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Old 05-23-2012, 10:00 PM
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Thank you gentlemen! That's what I love about this site... You guys are very helpful.

I'll let you know how it goes.

Jack
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Old 06-16-2012, 08:09 AM
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Be careful tightening the cord you use to fasten the bag to the frame. If you pull too hard you can cut the loop on the net bag.
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Old 07-05-2012, 06:57 PM
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Well I got my replacement net and strung it up. It works like a charm. I can't believe I used that old mesh net for so long.

Two biggest advantages - Flies don't get stuck in it and the fish smell does not linger on it. My car smells so much better now! (hopefully itsbetter for the fish too.)

Thanks again for the advice.

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Old 07-06-2012, 01:36 PM
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Not sure where you live but Evening Sun Fly Shop in Pepperell MA (near NH border) has some very good quality yet inexpensive rubber net for $40. Charlie, the owner is a great guy.
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Old 08-22-2012, 11:02 AM
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is there THAT big a difference between the Cabelas $40 plastic net and the Ghost net (>$100)?
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Old 08-22-2012, 11:52 AM
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Sirk...
It's on sale for $30...

But it's not bad- wood is not really finished all that nicely.
I picked up the Frabill rubber net for around the same price and love it... The fact that the flies don't get stuck in the net is worth it's weight in gold if you are double nymphing or have a dropper setup. The Frabill is a little better quality in the wood work, but other than that- same net.
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