Do not use Lip/Boga Grips

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Do not use Lip/Boga Grips

Post by Ben » Fri Jul 26 2013 14:09

Certain tackle companies and shops are currently marketing the Boga Grip (or Lip Grip) as the next 'must have' piece of kit.

All members of the Pikers Pit strongly encourage novices to the sport not to use these tools as they are potentially very dangerous to the Pike.

When starting out Pike fishing you should go with someone who is experienced with handling and unhooking Pike, lip grips are not required!

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Re: Do not use Lip/Boga Grips

Post by The predator » Fri Sep 06 2013 13:24

Seconded
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Post by Andrew Croft » Fri Sep 06 2013 13:38

Damnit Pred, my mum just seen that bloody avatar of yours :scratch:
Let me ask you one question. Is your money that good. Will it buy you forgiveness. Do you think that it could. I think you will find When your death takes its toll All the money you made Will never buy back your soul.

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Post by Bob Watson » Fri Sep 06 2013 22:46

Andrew Croft wrote:
Damnit Pred, my mum just seen that bloody avatar of yours :scratch:
Why's your mam watching porn on the internet with you Andy?? :wink: :laughs:

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Post by Jock Gordon » Sat Sep 07 2013 21:04

Bob Watson wrote:
Andrew Croft wrote:
Damnit Pred, my mum just seen that bloody avatar of yours :scratch:
Why's your mam watching porn on the internet with you Andy?? :wink: :laughs:

That's a scary scary thought Bob :afraid:

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Post by RAB-HENDO » Sat Sep 07 2013 21:17

Send the novices wae me a grab them wae the EEEEs :afraid: :afraid: :afraid: :afraid:


Aye scrap the Boga campaign Ben :thumbs: :thumbs: :thumbs: :thumbs: get it up and runnin :thumbs:
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Post by Admau1 » Tue Jun 30 2015 08:45

Belongs in the same place as the gaff! IN THE BIN !!

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Post by Marcusp » Sun Mar 13 2016 06:00

No no no

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Post by muskie870 » Wed Jan 25 2017 21:31

totally agree no place in pike fishing for this usa/european torture gripper, i recently watched a pike eater/e european use one of these on my local water and he couldnt understand why i didnt use one, he caught a 1lb pike then hung it of these while he i phoned it, i would have liked to ram it in his mouth and drag him round the grass ha ha, mind you in my younger days i saw many decent sized fish being swiped at with a gaff, anywhere will do or had a 4 pointed gag pushed down its throat, so although modern pike can get misstreated which nobody whos a genuine piker would approve of they get a lot better deal than fish in the past

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Post by seeley » Thu Feb 09 2017 00:41

They sell these at Yorkshire game , although if your using it for trout and about to stove it's head In with a stick then I suppose it's not the end of the world , but if it's thought they cause fish pain then they shouldnt be use at all

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Post by fergie68 » Thu Feb 09 2017 00:52

What's wrong with a f*****g net . f*****g horrible things .
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Post by Mzmatt86 » Tue Feb 21 2017 14:52

Horrible items should be made illegal

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Post by Chinned out » Thu Oct 26 2017 17:29

They should be tested on the necks of these idiots who buy things like that...see how those f*****s like it

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Post by cooky » Thu Oct 26 2017 18:49

would rather the pike bite me than use one learn to hold them and your and they are fine

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Re: Do not use Lip/Boga Grips

Post by monkeydiver » Fri Oct 27 2017 22:34

A piece of equipment that should be banned.
Barbaric implement.

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Post by Mappie » Thu Nov 09 2017 11:15

No place in pike fishing for sure.

But banning tools is never the awnser education is. Still gona need one fishing for certain seafish (not in my costal waters tho).

Improper use of landing nets or improper nets can cause alot of
damage aswell. But we dont scream bann nets.

Here (holland) no one uses them any more. besides the usual suspects and then we dont worry about damaged pikes being put back sadly.

Boa gribs and mouth spreaders have no place in pikers kitts.

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Post by Rosemary » Wed Jun 13 2018 14:12

These horrible things are not new I saw one in use in England some years ago. Cannot be more precise as I have already had a bol****ing for naming waters.. I did challenge the angler but was just called a nosey.... ( can't use the name on here but the word starts with 'c' and ends with 'unt'). These things belong in history like the gaff and keepnets. Had a look on Amazon and they are being sold there, one for an eye watering £800. Looked at the comments and people love them. Especially the Yanks, one said that it ripped a fishes mouth so he let it go, I thought nice of him.
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Post by Alex Fox » Sat Aug 11 2018 17:02

My friend has a decent American boga grip with accurate scales built in , he brings them in his bag when we go out to sea , they are bloody good for unhooking smallish bass caught on lures , plus great for quickly weighing a flatty , bream etc ... so not all bad in my eyes

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Post by Andrew Croft » Sat Aug 11 2018 17:11

Alex Fox wrote:
My friend has a decent American boga grip with accurate scales built in , he brings them in his bag when we go out to sea , they are bloody good for unhooking smallish bass caught on lures , plus great for quickly weighing a flatty , bream etc ... so not all bad in my eyes
Probably fine for the fish they were designed to be used for. They wernt made with pike in mind. Pike have a very thin membrane on their lower jaw they tare the s**t out of it. They thrash like mad and then snap their jaws.

Pretty sure they were made by americans for the likes of large mouth bass
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Post by Alex Fox » Sat Aug 11 2018 21:23

Andrew Croft wrote:
Alex Fox wrote:
My friend has a decent American boga grip with accurate scales built in , he brings them in his bag when we go out to sea , they are bloody good for unhooking smallish bass caught on lures , plus great for quickly weighing a flatty , bream etc ... so not all bad in my eyes
Probably fine for the fish they were designed to be used for. They wernt made with pike in mind. Pike have a very thin membrane on their lower jaw they tare the s**t out of it. They thrash like mad and then snap their jaws.

Pretty sure they were made by americans for the likes of large mouth bass

Agreed Andrew , when it comes to pike they are a deff no no !

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