Originally Posted by mysticm
I recently read a blog where the angler was using the mesh bucket covers available in the paint section at Home Depot as a bug seine. These covers are designed to filter out particulates in the blended paints & are the right mesh size for straining bugs off the water. They fit over a net.
After you are done with your straining experiments, just rinse them off in the stream and refold into your vest, chest pack, wader pocket, waist pack or backpack.
Well this puts me in the "duh" category. My father has owned a very succesful painting business for the last 40 years. I spent many years running down ladders to strain paint through exactly this
Great ideal, cheap, easy could wad up small enough to fit anywhere