Fishpond nets for ‘boulder-hopping bushwhackers’
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US fishing tackle manufacturer, Fishpond, says that it has improved its range of landing nets by making them ‘totally bombproof’ and designed them to look more elegant.
The new Nomad River Armor edition nets are made with a core of carbon fibre and fibreglass and an outer layer of woven DuPontTM Kevlar® fibre and carbon fibre. It has, says Fishpond, been designed with ‘boulder-hopping bushwhackers’ in mind.
It comes in two versions – The River Armor Emerger Net and the River Armor Mid-Length Nomad Net. The Emerger was designed to work with both packs and vests and has a longer handle that can easily be tucked behind a pack, but is not too long to hang off the back of a vest. It is 32″ long and weighs 430g (95lb) in its rubber bag. The head is 10.125″ wide and 19.25″ long.
The Mid-Length version is suited for vest types and the guide net has attracted the attention of the pro’s, says Fishpond. “The hardcore lumber pack wearer wanted a net with a little more length in the handle so they could stuff it between their back and pack – and that’s what they got.”
It is 37″ long, with a head that measures 13″ wide and 18″ long. It weighs in at 400gr (88lb) in its rubber beg.