Definition of Landing net

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

Group relationships: Fishing Gear, Fishing Rig, Fishing Tackle, Rig, Tackle
Generic synonyms: Fishing Net, Fishnet

Definition of Landing net

1. Noun. (fishing) ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Landing Net

landing approach
landing craft
landing deck
landing field
landing flap
landing gear
landing net (current term)
landing page
landing pages
landing party
landing place
landing ship
landing skids
landing stage
landing strips
landing vehicle tracked
landing vehicles tracked

Literary usage of Landing net

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Frank Forester's Fish and Fishing of the United States and British Provinces by Henry William Herbert (1859)
"I have brought them on the tapis together because the same staff docs for both. The best landing-net is made of hickory steamed and bent into a ..."

2. Manners and customs of the ancient Egyptians: Including Their Private Life by John Gardner Wilkinson (1837)
"A sort of landing net. Theba. the shore; but it sometimes happened that they used a smaller kind, for catching fish in shallow water, furnished with a pole ..."

3. A popular account of the ancient Egyptians by John Gardner Wilkinson (1854)
"And this, or a smaller landing-net, secured the large fish, which had been ... A sort of landing-net. Thebes. When they employed the drag-net, and even when ..."

4. The Fly-fisher's Entomology: Illustrated by Coloured Representations of the by Alfred Ronalds (1839)
"For trout fishing, to screw into the same handle, a landing net is requisite about fifteen to eighteen inches diameter; and it is very convenient to have ..."

5. The History of Herodotus: A New English Version, Ed. with Copious Notes and by Herodotus (1875)
"All other birds and fishes, ment ; and a large double-handled landing-net was employed for shoals of small fry. It is also probable that when the inundation ..."

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