What is a Truth Mat?
The StrikeBack Truth Mat is a 1400mm long, tough poly vinyl fish-measuring mat, used by angles to measure and photograph fish upon. The high contrast backbround really brings out the colour of fish when photograph. Digitally printed on a high quality, tear and wear resistant poly vinal material it will last for years with a little care
When releasing barra and other large fish in bull shark country, place fish on wet StrikeBack Truth Mat and then drive the boat away and release fish into a safe snag at least 60 metres from the point of landing. This procedure called 'the shift' protects released fish from waiting bull sharks which arwe attracted to a fighting fish. Always return fish to the water a quickly as possible particularly during high water temperature.
With the increase in tournament fishing, and catch and release, the Truth Mat is fast gaining popularity.