Re: NANFA-- RE: Shiner Scoop net

Todd Crail (
Tue, 28 Oct 2003 15:19:18 -0500

If you were by yourself tho... It would have been more effective/less
effective than seining?

----- Original Message -----
From: "Chip Rinehart" <>
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Sent: Tuesday, October 28, 2003 3:03 PM
Subject: RE: NANFA-- RE: Shiner Scoop net

> Dustin Smith and I had the chance to make a quick trip to the SC upstate
> Sunday morning and I was able to try out the shiner scoop I got from BG.
> the first throw I pulled in some nice red-finned yellowfin shiners
> lutipinnis). We took turns tossing it and pulling it in, finding more
> yellowfins, as well as some stunningly colored fieryblacks (Cyprinella
> pyrrhomelas) and rosyface chubs (Hybopsis rubifrons), which were
> released as we were only after fieryblack and yellowfin shiners. Breaking
> out the seine we were able to get more of the previously mentioned fish.
> The water was very clear but it was difficult to see any fish due to the
> light rain that was falling, so every time we lifted the shiner scoop or
> seine, it was almost like Christmas. I was very pleased with the
> effectiveness of the scoop.
> Chip Rinehart
> West Columbia, SC
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