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Fish Magnet

Posted by Maryann Atwell on Jun 2, 2017 3:52:57 PM

If your goal is to attract and catch big fish like big crappie, big bass, and even big catfish, then this is what you’re looking for!

The Big Fish Magnet is unique in that it has 24 flexible snag free branches made from recycled material. The Big Fish Magnet provides great cover for medium and large fish. Algae growth occurs rapidly due to the bark like texture of the limbs.

Features Include:

  • Can hang from a dock or pier vertically.
  • Can also place it on the bottom of a lake or pond horizontally.
  • Manufactured in the U.S. and made from recycled plastic for a true “green” feel.
  • Promotes algae and phytoplankton growth.
  • Great in all depths – from 6′ up to 20 or 30 feet.
  • Comes packaged in a UPS or Fedex shippable box to your doorstep.
  • Great when you combine 3 or 4 of these together and create a long-lasting brush pile of protective habitat!
  • Easy to assemble – comes with mounting cables so you can attach to your dock, pier or concrete blocks.

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Long Reach Excavator

Posted by Scott Schlciht on Jun 2, 2017 3:32:32 PM

IMHO the long reach is more for sloping than mass excavation. If you compare a dragline and a hydraulic long reach of the same size/weight the dragline has a bigger bucket. The disadvantage of a dragline is you need a very skilled operator to run and maintain one. Not as many skilled dragline operators around as there used to be. If you don't want to use a dragline, maybe instead of a long reach trackhoe, a large standard trackhoe like a 365 or 385 could be productive. I don't know how much experience you have with draglines, perhaps you could rent one with operator from a contractor in your area.