Bait Scissors

Bait Scissors

Postby Miles » Fri Sep 16, 2016 4:15 pm

Last season, i was doing the obligatory tackle shopping at Seaport and came across these bait scissors. I've been using the Berkeley brand of bait scissors, but since they've been discontinued, i've been looking for a replacement.

Image


After a full season on the boat, with-out it being washed or cleaned, it worked extremely well! I simply HAD to clean it properly before i took the photo's, so as to show the condition it was in under all that dirt and surface rust.

After a FULL season in the salt water environment, this is what the scissors looked like:

Image

Image


Blades are still sharp, cuts bait and mono as well as flourocarbon easily. My only issue was that the locking mechanism had seized up and after washing it and adding a few drops of lubricating oil, she's working perfectly again.

Image


All in all, seems like really good value for money, considering the bait scissors costed me under R100 and survived an entire season on the boat. I'm definitely getting me a few more for Dr.Fish!! :mrgreen: :mrgreen:
User avatar
Miles
Site Admin
 
Posts: 3899
Joined: Tue Oct 18, 2011 8:32 am
Location: Cape Town
Boat: 18' Buttcat - "LITTLE MONSTER"
25' Cape Craft - "BLACK MAGIC"

Re: Bait Scissors

Postby FishingAddict » Tue Jun 06, 2017 11:07 pm

I have few of these very popular Titanium Coated Bait Shears for sale.
Attachments
^2B4C1EC5DBFFC860D5DD5F67A77C7BA015A9942FF38FFCFD3D^pimgpsh_fullsize_distr.jpg
User avatar
FishingAddict
 
Posts: 1132
Joined: Tue Aug 14, 2012 5:05 pm
Location: Western Cape
Boat: "Regular crew on Fish Tails" and "Go for IT"
Best catch: 56kg yellowfin


Return to Yellowfin Tuna Fishing

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 1 guest