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Landing net   /lˈændɪŋ nɛt/   Listen
Landing net

A bag-shaped fishnet on a long handle to take a captured fish from the water.

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"Landing net" Quotes from Famous Books

... catching any fish, and then you get him up near you, and he is tired out, and you think you never saw such a nice bass, and that it weighs at least six pounds, and just as you are reaching out with the landing net, to take him in, he gives one kick, chews off the line, you fall over backwards, and the bass disappears with a parting flop of the tail, and a man who is fishing a little ways off asks you what you had on your hook, and you say that it was nothing but a confounded dogfish, ...
— Peck's Uncle Ike and The Red Headed Boy - 1899 • George W. Peck

Words linked to "Landing net" :   fishing gear, fishing tackle, rig, tackle, fishing net, fishing rig, fishnet

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