Measuring Lobsters the Right Way

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kmacinty

Measuring Lobsters the Right Way, by kmacinty

Question: I jumped on an open party lobster trip recently (their counts were high!). The crew members were measuring while all of us were watching up close. The 3 ¼” tool would drop over the carapace and if fairly tight, … Continue reading →
 
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Tifoso

Chinook,lings,bottom fish. And everything else.
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Would you be interested in doing this on a large hunting forum? If so, please PM me. (Mods: if this post is not allowed, please delete, obviously)
 

duckbutter6a

Florida man living in SoCal
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If I kept the ones that the gauge barely "snugly" fit I would limit every trip. Nice article but theres a broad range of "keeper" amoung the DFG folks I've encountered.

Ain't worth arguing with a game warden whos having a bad day and you are not innocent until proven guilty in this state....
 
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tunakillerjoe1

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The "hanger" theory is interesting, I am not willing to risk it with the man.I cannot say how many "legal" ones I have thrown back-