Pro Tips: How to Net a Fish by Yourself

When you’re fishing alone and you’ve got a good fish on the line, getting it in the net is the final challenge–and one that many anglers struggle with. How many times have you heard a fishing buddy say he “lost it at the net”? In this short, helpful video, guide Brian Hilbert of Angler’s Covey in Colorado Springs demonstrates his simple technique for netting a trout when he’s by himself. It’s a question of using your rod tip to lead the fish into a position where you can get the current to help you out.

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