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Get the Right Gaff!

Nets work well for handling smaller inshore species, but for big, powerful adversaries gaffs are the preferred tool for landing fish. There are several sizes, lengths and even styles of gaffs though, so getting the right one is important.

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Gaff like a pro with these five tips

To gaff or not to gaff? That is a question faced by many anglers and especially those aboard a Carolina Skiff. A gaff is handy to have aboard when skiff anglers hook into a fish too big for a net, yet not small enough to bring aboard by hand, like many inshore species.

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