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castnets and shoulder problems.

Discussion in 'Catfish Discussion' started by flathunter, Jun 18, 2005.

  1. flathunter

    flathunter Mellons mentor

    Any of you guys ever have shoulder trouble for throwing a castnet?..I have thrown mine alot this year, and now cant raise my right arm above my head without it hurting like heck.
     
  2. mrfishohio

    mrfishohio Recovering Fishaholic

    Not me. Maybe it's time to make the switch to carp.... :D
     

  3. zap

    zap

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    My shoulder gets a little stiff after a long session with the net....but the biggest trouble I have is the rope cutting a patch of skin off my right hand when I throw.

    Its been a week now since I've been out...and it is still sore and raw....burned the skin all the way off in an area about the size of a quarter just above the first nuckle on my thumb....OUCH!

    I am sure I'm not doing something right, just can't figure out what it is.
     
  4. H2O Mellon

    H2O Mellon Hangin' With My Gnomies

    It's called OLD AGE! :D
     
  5. bill_gfish

    bill_gfish Well, Gee Whiz!

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    not so much the shoulder but it is messed up anyhow, but the back gets it from the torque of the twist I suppose. the back cracker sees me alot this time of year.

    bill
     
  6. dip

    dip dip

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    at least when my "sidekick" DOES HIS JOB! WHICH AIN'T VERY OFTEN ANYMORE! :mad:
     
  7. bill_gfish

    bill_gfish Well, Gee Whiz!

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    heck, I got half the bait and half the fish last night. gesh besides, I cant help my wife is messing up my fishing life.
     
  8. H2O Mellon

    H2O Mellon Hangin' With My Gnomies

    WOMEN tend to mess alot up. I actually have some great bait for tonight, Jacks not going to beleive it.
     
  9. flathunter

    flathunter Mellons mentor

    I am sure the cats wont be hitting if you have great bait.
     
  10. Fishman

    Fishman Catch bait???


    LOL I think mellon has you on this one Jack!