Fish Tailing Mitts
A very, very useful and must have fish landing accessory for big fish like Steelhead and Salmon. Made out of safe fish handling material. Don't drag your fish up on the beach, get them close and slip on mitt and grab the fish by the tail. You then can hold the fish under water while you remove the hook and get ready for hero photos. If you keep the fish on it's side it won't fight you to get away. Time is at the essence here, so don't hold the fish on it's side for very long. Also very good for releasing the fish. Point fish upriver and when they try and swim away let them.
Anglers Release MittNew release mitt is designed for positive fish handling and fish protection. This is accomplished by using a special small mesh netting material. An easy one handed pull cord locks the mitt securely around the wrist. Coil lanyard provides ample flexibility. Can be attached to any vest or wading belt.
Fish Tailing MittFishtailing Mitt, Fish Tailing Glove.
Ready to strap onto your wading belt, waist pack...
Comes with two snap clamps, Super-strong elastic coil that stretches out 32 inches.Mitt stays open for easy entry when fighting your fish. You can watch my videos and see this is what Grabflies has been using for years.
Made with mesh that is knot-less as to not scrape or hurt the Steelhead or Salmon. Much better that losing your grip and losing the fish, or have the wild Steelhead or Salmon bang itself on the rock. Also you can control the fish while getting it ready for release. A fish on it's side is in rest state in the water. A Steelhead back side up is going to swim away. With the Fish Mitt you can move a fish from it's side to back side up and reverse if it is fighting you and trying to get away. This allows you quickly to get your camera and get your hero shot. For me the clock is racing when handling wild fish - every second counts. Get your hook out and take your photo and back in the water - 30 seconds is a good turn around.
I use a GoPro, so the camera is shooting video and 30 frames a second. The camera is on already. You can also do photo bursts - a bunch of photos at once. - Jeff Layton