Dictionary of Ichthyology  

dip-net = 1) a bag-shaped net held open by a square or rounded frame on the end of a long pole. Used to scoop fish from the water, either on small scale in streams or ponds or commercially from large catches. Also called scoop or scoop net.

Nicholas Coad in Ottawa River at Champlain Bridge, October 1992. Photograph by Brian W. Coad.....more

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