Scoop net

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Related to scoop nets: dip net
a kind of hand net, used in fishing; also, a net for sweeping the bottom of a river.

See also: Scoop

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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Dredging started in the Middle Ages and was originally done with the simplest of tools: buckets and scoop nets.
The Indians used the young spring shoots for weaving and called it the "basket tree." They employed its slender branches to construct scoop nets for taking salmon.
Several chapters deal with a wide variety of nets and netting; Scoop nets, trawls and trawling, seines and seining, surround nets, lift nets, cast nets, gillnets, entangling nets, making nets, and much more.