Re: measuring a bonefish

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Posted by Vince Tobia on 2013-03-12 11:20:42 in reply to Re: measuring a bonefish posted by ray hafsten on 2013-03-12 07:59:33

I agree with Ray--bring the fish in, have markings on your rod, and do it quickly.

Fumbling around with a tape measure and the extra time involved, along the the extra handling of the fish, will put undue stress on the fish. If you're 1/2" or an inch off on the fish's length, no big deal. You saw it, and you remember it.

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