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Gurth  
#11 Posted : Wednesday, May 23, 2018 2:55:45 AM(UTC)
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Originally Posted by: shebs Go to Quoted Post

Measured 24" with the tape measure, and that's without pinching the tail..



So I'm watching a show just now where they are measuring a big pike and they pinch the tail.

What is this?

This is a thing?


I've never pinched the tail for a measurement.
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#12 Posted : Wednesday, May 23, 2018 3:04:43 AM(UTC)
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It's what you're supposed to do for "official" measurements, like when there are size restriction for harvest, etc.

The things people do to add a quarter inch to their fish tales...
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#13 Posted : Wednesday, May 23, 2018 3:17:20 AM(UTC)
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Some tails would add more than a quarter inch.

I think I'll just stick with straight up.
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