Would this work as a shooting basket?

Discussion in 'Saltwater' started by Fairways_and_Greens, Oct 6, 2013.

  1. underachiever !

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    As much as it pained me to part with $50+ for a plastic basket, I immediately regretted not getting it sooner the first time used it.
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  2. Jim Lawrence New Member

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    I also have one of those collapsable ones and hated it but I took the Ikea stool and put it in the webbing so I could use the belt. That works very well.
  3. Daryle Holmstrom retiredfishak

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    I love my LL Bean one
  4. Fairways_and_Greens Member

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    Well, on the advice of Stonefish and others I tried cancelling my order for the planting basket, but no dice; it showed up today. Since it's going to take Pacific Fly Fishers a couple of weeks to get in my Linekurv, I figured I'll give it a shot.
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  5. Dipnet aka Tim Hartman

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    Although you're kinda stuck with it I agree with some of the others that it looks pretty narrow. I think you're gonna get tired of fighting to get the line to drop into the basket.

    I'm another Linekurv aficionado!
  6. Ed Call Mumbling Moderator

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    You've done okay. Go to Peninsula Outfitters in Poulsbo and buy the Linkurv and know you have arrived!
  7. Fairways_and_Greens Member

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    Thanks Ed. I'm a total noob at this and the guys at Pacific Fly Fishers have been pretty patient with me so I feel like I owe them a few more of my bucks.

    I go golfing down at Gold Mountain a few times a year; the next time I do I'll stop in at Peninsula!
  8. Jason Rolfe Wanderer

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    You can also just order the linekurv basket online. Same price as the stores I believe, and it'll get to you within two weeks.
  9. Tony Polizzi Active Member

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  10. Fairways_and_Greens Member

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    I know, but I try to support the local shops whenever I can.
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