FISH DOCKTOR ® HANDLES MINI GAFF
Minimal size. Maximum Strength! One the the most useful things you can have in your tackle box is a good fish gaff. The FISH DOCKTOR ® Handles can be used as a fish gaff and allow touch-free handling of fish. Whether you are holding the fish to display it for a photo or picking one up to bait a line, touching a fish can be dangerous. To ensure your safety and the safety of those you are fishing with, be sure to include FISH DOCKTOR ® Handles in your tackle box.
Each miniMAX Fish Gaff will hold fish up to 30lbs. This is an all-purpose mini gaff that can safely and cleanly handle your catch from hook to fish box to frying pan.
Whether you are handling a live active fish which can stick you or bite you; or one in the ice box that can stick you just as badly
this tool will keep your hands safe, clean and dry. It’s contoured grip gives you firm control over all but the very biggest fish. The miniMAX Fish Gaff is the FISH DOCKTOR ® Handle’s handiest feature..Each handle is made from solid cast, salt water and UV light resistant PVC plastic with Stainless Steel tip embedded.
Touchless Handling for Safety and Best Practices
There is no need to touch the fish when you use these innovative handles that allow you to lift, move, and display fish without ever coming into skin-to-scale contact with them. Besides interrupting their mucous membrane, which is an essential part of the a fish’s immune system, touching a fish can be harmful to your own health. There are several very dangerous types of infections that can be contracted by being cut by a fish scale or fish fin.
Stay Safe From Fish-Handler’s Disease
There are two types of bacteria associated with what is known as fish handler’s disease. These bacteria are Erysipelothrix and Mycobacterium Marinum. Fish scales are sharp and can easily cut your skin when you are handling fish. The bacteria live on the surface of the fish and are thus easily transferred into the cut. Mycobacterium Marinum is also known as fish tuberculosis and is related to human tuberculosis, as well as leprosy. Stay safe from infection by using fish handles from FISH DOCKTOR ®.
Vibrio Can be Fatal
Vibrio is a very serious infectious disease caused by the Vibrio bacteria, which is commonly found on shellfish but can also be found in areas with small shellfish populations. It is found in warm water estuaries and marine waters. The mortality rate from this infection is a staggering twenty-five percent. Don’t become a statistic: if you are fishing in warm salt or brackish water, use the FISH DOCKTOR ® Handles to handle fish and stay safe.
Protect yourself from skin-on-scale related diseases, and use FISH DOCKTOR ® Handles miniMAX Fish Gaff for touch-free handling of all fish.