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found a new trick today - might be worth remembering!

 have you ever  or somebody you fished with-- or some one fishing close to you-- knocked a fishing rod over board??  and its gone for good!!  a good little trick I just learned!!  take a chain metal stringer-  open up all of the hooks on it- except for the main one!! tie it onto you other fishing rod- and try to snag the one lost!! 

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Comment by David, aka, "McScruff" on January 24, 2014 at 6:46pm

You knwo Carl Ive seen snaggy devices used for retrieving things lost overboard.

Inevitably, they are some sort of sinking thing, with a bunch of solid hooks attached. I think of a grappling hook.

The problem is if they get hung, well, they're lost too!

But the chain stringer has soft hooks that will bend if they hang, but hold onto something like a rod. They also drag along and should hok onto the rod if you get ahold of an eye or catch it sideways. Great idea!

Comment by carl hendrix on January 24, 2014 at 6:41pm

just thought I would pass this along!! 

Comment by David, aka, "McScruff" on January 24, 2014 at 6:37pm

Hey, its worth a try!

Comment by DAVID L EITUTIS on January 24, 2014 at 6:36pm

GGGGGGGGGREAT IDEA CARL AND WILL MAKE SURE I BRING ONE ALONG NEXT TIME I'M ON THE WATER......

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