Notices

Shrimp/Fish poke "proof" fishing gloves

Old 06-12-2019, 10:47 AM
  #1  
Junior Member
Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Mar 2015
Location: Mobile, AL
Posts: 4
Likes: 0
Received 0 Likes on 0 Posts
Default Shrimp/Fish poke "proof" fishing gloves

I've researched and seen some older threads on this but thought I'd bring it back up. This goes well with the recent post warning of bacteria in water.

I'm currently dealing with a couple of infected spots on the tips of 2 of my fingers after getting stuck by a shrimp and/or fish this past Sunday in Mobile Bay. Currently on some antibiotics and cream for the infected areas and luckily the Dr. said it doesn't appear to be Vibrio as it should be worse if it was. After this clears up, I'm gonna be a glove guy. Most of the gloves I've seen recommended are 3/4 finger gloves... this would not have helped me this past weekend.

So now to the question: Does anyone have any first hand recommendations on full finger gloves that have some poke protection, not just sun protection. I don't want to do garden or mechanics gloves as I believe they'll get too hot. I've seen the Aftco, Pelagic, etc gloves made for handling marlin but I'm worried those may be too bulky for my trout rod. Any recommendations are appreciated. Thanks.
Old 06-12-2019, 01:10 PM
  #2  
Senior MemberCaptains Club MemberPLEDGER
 
Join Date: Feb 2001
Location: SE LA
Posts: 5,415
Received 446 Likes on 207 Posts
Default

At work we use a brands Ironclad and Hex. It's incredible the amount of different industrial gloves available for every imaginable application. If you have a Grainger near by visit them.
Old 06-12-2019, 01:30 PM
  #3  
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Dec 2014
Location: 70605
Posts: 2,382
Received 826 Likes on 497 Posts
Default

Originally Posted by MobStauter View Post
I've researched and seen some older threads on this but thought I'd bring it back up. This goes well with the recent post warning of bacteria in water.

I'm currently dealing with a couple of infected spots on the tips of 2 of my fingers after getting stuck by a shrimp and/or fish this past Sunday in Mobile Bay. Currently on some antibiotics and cream for the infected areas and luckily the Dr. said it doesn't appear to be Vibrio as it should be worse if it was. After this clears up, I'm gonna be a glove guy. Most of the gloves I've seen recommended are 3/4 finger gloves... this would not have helped me this past weekend.

So now to the question: Does anyone have any first hand recommendations on full finger gloves that have some poke protection, not just sun protection. I don't want to do garden or mechanics gloves as I believe they'll get too hot. I've seen the Aftco, Pelagic, etc gloves made for handling marlin but I'm worried those may be too bulky for my trout rod. Any recommendations are appreciated. Thanks.


This cut is going on three weeks tomorrow and finally isn't sore. I don't think there are any gloves made that will allow for enough dexterity to handle live bait like shrimp and croaker with full fingers.
Old 06-12-2019, 02:44 PM
  #4  
Admirals Club Admiral's Club Member
 
Join Date: Jun 2016
Location: SoTex
Posts: 760
Received 1,933 Likes on 1,041 Posts
Default

https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00PG72YR4/ref=as_li_qf_asin_il_tl?ie=UTF8&tag=reeladventure-20&creative=9325&linkCode=as2&creativeASIN=B00PG72YR4&linkId=7b0fc39e7a8d7f54f6998bed5f7a8381 https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00PG72YR4/ref=as_li_qf_asin_il_tl?ie=UTF8&tag=reeladventure-20&creative=9325&linkCode=as2&creativeASIN=B00PG72YR4&linkId=7b0fc39e7a8d7f54f6998bed5f7a8381
Old 06-15-2019, 03:58 AM
  #5  
Member
 
Join Date: May 2019
Location: Pilot point tx
Posts: 51
Likes: 0
Received 10 Likes on 9 Posts
Default

I am a metal fabricator so my hands are really tough and thick skinned, so take this with a grain of salt. Dry my hands are tough as heck, wet seems anything will slice them. I have had things like that happen and just being willing to dig at it with my box cutter has stopped me from ever needing a doctor.
Old 06-15-2019, 04:23 AM
  #6  
Admirals Club Admiral's Club Member
 
Join Date: Apr 2011
Posts: 2,558
Received 1,124 Likes on 584 Posts
Default

I went to CV S and bought a bottle of chlorohexidine antiseptic soap. Put some in a small 3 oz spray bottle. Spray some on my hands after I get stuck (pin fish). No infection and cuts clear up very fast. To hot in the gulf for gloves.
Old 06-15-2019, 06:59 AM
  #7  
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Sep 2010
Location: SW FL
Posts: 148
Received 48 Likes on 30 Posts
Default

After a few sticks from pinfish, with the last one required a little professional help to remove a tiny piece of spine that I couldn't find, I now let my bait dip net act as a buffer when hooking pins or squirrelfish as bait. Just hold 'em in the net, which keeps them from flopping around, the insert hook.
No new injuries (so far).
Old 06-16-2019, 04:53 AM
  #8  
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Apr 2015
Location: Flora-Bama State
Posts: 218
Likes: 0
Received 12 Likes on 10 Posts
Default

Almost every guy who does this for a living will tell you that diluted chlorine bleach (Clorox) is their standdard 'Go To' for small cuts and fish fin sticks. My experience is don't let those things close up to soon. Keep them draining.
Old 06-16-2019, 05:35 AM
  #9  
Admirals Club Admiral's Club Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2015
Posts: 312
Received 26 Likes on 15 Posts
Default

Granger sells a Nitril cut and puncture resistant glove

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off


Thread Tools
Search this Thread

Contact Us - Archive - Advertising - Cookie Policy - Privacy Statement - Terms of Service - Do Not Sell My Personal Information

Copyright © 2018 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands. All rights reserved. Use of this site indicates your consent to the Terms of Use.