Was the troot an optional extraHard luck. I hate losing anything.
I purchased a Brodin Gallatin net in the US. They are gorgeous nets and cost a lot of money, but it was an impulsive moment and I reasoned it would be a nice souvenir and last a lifetime.
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I lost it within two weeks while fishing a remote river in Montana
The bizarre thing is that 10 minutes later I found somebody else's crappy old wooden net.
Karma is a funny lady. Hope your okay.. I found the nippers underneath the bench..Last weekend was a bugger... Walking acoss a vast field I felt my sock had slipped im my wader so had to remove a boot, take down the wader, pull my sock up and put my wader and boot back on. I had forgotten to fasten my waist buckle. When I had walked half a mile and just about to pull my sheathed Simms wading pole, it wasn't there.... New one will cost more than 100 squids. So off I walk back not remebering precisely where I had left it. Couldn't find for 30 mins so started criss-crossing up and down the field where I thought I removed my buckle and after another 20 mins found a flattened area of grass and fortunately found my pole. So off I went back to the river and after about 15 mins of fishing, I tripped over a rock..... and filled my wader with water . Got so pissed off I couldn't even attempt to fish calmly so I packed it in. Should have heeded the warning when I found my pole .