landing net


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landing net

n
(Angling) angling a loose long-handled net on a triangular frame for lifting hooked fish from the water
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Noun1.landing net - a bag-shaped fishnet on a long handle to take a captured fish from the waterlanding net - a bag-shaped fishnet on a long handle to take a captured fish from the water
fishing gear, fishing rig, fishing tackle, tackle, rig - gear used in fishing
fishing net, fishnet - a net that will enclose fish when it is pulled in
Translations

landing net

n (Fishing) → retino (da pesca)
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With a loose drag and the rod tip low on my solid tip LRF rod I gently played the fish into my waiting landing net, it looked for all the world like a Hill Loch Brownie but, as I was in the saltwater, I was going for Sea Trout.
TWO carp around the 8lb mark that slipped the hook as he was pulling them into the landing net in the final 30 minutes cost Rhiwbina member Jim Palmer victory in the Glamorgan AC match at Cefn Mably Lakes.
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Slipping a wide hoop landing net under your tired gamefish and removing the hook while your catch is still in the water is simply the best tactic for a healthy catch and release.
The landing net, nicknamed The Fly Trap and standing 20 storeys high held by four 200ft cranes, was designed to cushion his fall without bouncing him.
Thousands of pounds worth of specialist fishing equipment was stolen including a Trakker barrow bag, a fishing bivvy, a holdall and landing net, Harrison Torrix rods, Sonik rods, Shimano and Diawa reels and ATT bite alarms.
My mom quickly bent down and grabbed the vundu with the landing net. I was shaking but I was so happy
Jimmy thought he had hooked onto a piece of rope while skipper Kevin McKie suspected it was a sea sponge, however with a landing net soon beneath, they lifted the biggest lobster any of those anglers on board had ever seen and one that was estimated to be over 30 years old.
The only problem was, Pete was using a fairly lightweight rod and had to rely on the skill of the skipper and his landing net to secure the catch.
So Andy Hart was delighted when he slipped the landing net under a 17-pounder on a recent session.