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from a Steelheader.net member!
This is merely a approximation
using a formula devised from steelhead that were, weighed and
measured. I carry a compact measuring tape in my vest.
Common errors that occur when weighing fish
Scale not calibrated correctly. Go to your tackle shop and
weigh some known lead weights.
Bouncing fish on scale moving slider bar to far for accurate
Guessing the weight (Great fishermen can be several pounds
off actual weight)
Before you release your fish you can measure it by using a
dollar bill (six inches long) or measure it beside your fishing rod.
Fish can also be live weighed if they are in a net. (knotless
not put a scale into fishes gill plate.