Everybody wants to know just how big their prized catches are. Make you get it spot on with this quick and easy guide on how to weigh fish correctly.

STEP 1: You’ll need a set of scales and a weigh sling.

STEP 2: With the fish recovering in the net, give you sling a good dunk under the water. The wet sling will stop the fishes protective slime being removed.

STEP 3: Place the empty sling onto the scales and make sure your scales read ZERO while the sling is still attached!

STEP 4: Place the fish into the damp weigh sling.

STEP 5: Place the sling onto the scales and get your weight reading. ALWAYS lift the scales from the handle on the top for an accurate reading.

STEP 6: Slide the fish back into the water!