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Spinning gear or Casting gear? Live bait or artificial? Walk a stream bank or launch a boat in a lake? These are common considerations before venturing out fishing for the day. One decision many fishermen tend to take for granted is net selection. This lack of forethought often leads to frustration as cheapo landing nets regularly fail when hoops break, net bags tear and handles bend. Murphy’s Law states the big letdown will more than likely occur when that once-in-a-lifetime fish is hooked. The best way to avoid such misfortune is to get serious about what net you bring along. Yes, selecting the perfect net requires some research, but the...
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Tench Fish Species Information

Scientific Fish Name: Tinca tinca
Other Fish Species Names: doctor fish
Regions Fished:
World Record:
Common Tackle: Large tench may be found in gravel pits or deep, slow-moving waters with a clayey or silty bottom and lots of aquatic vegetation. They take a variety of baits but are "nibblers" and are difficult to hook. Fish over 1 kg (2 lb) in weight are very strong fi
Additional Information:

The tench is most often found in still waters with a clay or muddy substrate and abundant vegetation.

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