landing net


noun Angling.

a small, bag-shaped net with a handle at the mouth, for scooping a hooked fish out of the water and bringing it to shore or into a boat.

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Origin of landing net

First recorded in 1645–55
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landing net

noun

angling a loose long-handled net on a triangular frame for lifting hooked fish from the water
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