English version

landing net

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Other sports
landing netˈlanding net noun [countable] British English 🔊 🔊 DSOa net on a long handle used for lifting a fish out of the water after you have caught it
Examples from the Corpus
landing netUse a large landing net, somewhat larger than the size of fish you hope to catch.You need only one landing net, one keepnet, one set of scales, etc. if you fish close to each other.Then I fetch my rod, landing net, loaf and rod-rest.My chair and everything apart from the rod, landing net and loaf, are left up the bank.As the trout began to tire, I fumbled for the landing net.
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