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Aftco MST-1 Tailer

Aftco MST-1 Tailer

The AFTCO “Tailer” helps you bring a boated fish under control quickly and safely, is the ideal way to control fish while you measure them for legal size, and can be a big help in lifting fish as heavy as 100 pounds into the boat.

Price: $92.99
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LengthLoop Dia. (in)Price
4 ftApprox. 18''$92.99 USD
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Provides Safer Control Of Boated Fish, And Allows For Injury-Free Tagging.

The AFTCO “Tailer” helps you bring a boated fish under control quickly and safely, is the ideal way to control fish while you measure them for legal size, and can be a big help in lifting fish as heavy as 100 pounds into the boat. When used on a fish that is to be released, the Tailer is more effective than a lip gaff, and it minimizes injury to the fish. Featuring a wide loop of springy stainless steel aircraft cable, the Tailer slips easily over the tail of your fish, and with a quick upward pull, closes instantly and snugly. With its tail out of the water, the fish’s movements are strictly limited, so it becomes much easier to tag and release the fish, or to lift it into the boat. A swivel built into the cable allows you to better handle fish that roll and twist, which sharks frequently do.

The AFTCO Tailer is four feet long with an aluminum shaft anodized a rich gold for lasting beauty and resistance to corrosion. Two soft but rugged black grips are molded from the same non-slip material found on fine rods. The 1/4-inch aircraft cable is also highly resistant to corrosion, and the smaller cable, which actually closes around the tail, is plastic coated to protect the fish.

A $7.00 oversize packaging charge may apply to these items as they ship in a long heavy duty tube to protect your items. This fee will still apply when discount shipping coupons are used.
  • Springy 1/4" Stainless Steel Aircraft Cable Dia. Of Open LoopIs Approx. 18"
  • Built-In Swivel keeps you in control, even when your fish rolls and twists.
  • Stainless steel cable that closes around fish’s tail is plastic coated to protect fish.
  • 4-foot aluminum handle is anodized in rich gold. Tapered for speed and accuracy in handling.
  • Soft, ruggednon-slip grips.
5 Stars based on 3 reviews
By cristian
Lake worth, FL
April 22, 2015
This thing is Awesome for tailing sharks i think everybody that shark fishes should invest in one of these
By Brian
lake worth , florida
January 27, 2015
great for sharks
this is better than a gaff for king fish and other game fish because you can hold the fish stable with our blood everywhere
By Dmitry Baturin
Moscow, Russia
September 13, 2012
Catching big halibut with Aftco MST-1 Tailer
Great product, the only one available on the market surely and quickly catching big fish tail. It is often happens that anglers are well prepared to hook big halibut, to pull her all the way up to the surface where the struggle of lifting her on board is just starting due to lack of proper equipment! The high risk of loosing big fish on the surface will be significantly decreased with using the Aftco Tailer. In contrast to say rope loop it will secure fish's tail firmly and after 1st attepmt, very useful tool to have on board of any trophy fish hunters!
ProsStrong and fastens on fish's tail firmly & quiclky
ConsShould be some devise mounted on it's end to secure with a rope in case it drops in a water
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