dip net

noun

Definition of dip net 

: a bag net with a handle that is used especially to scoop fish from the water

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dipnet \ˈdip-​ˌnet \ transitive verb

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Moose and bison heads and mounted fish overlook rows of dip nets and more than 1,000 kinds of fishing rods. Anchorage Daily News, "‘Pretty devastating’: After years of poor king salmon runs, renowned Kenai River sport fishing community adjusts," 7 July 2018 Every summer, the beaches bristle with dip nets, rods and reels; Alaskans come to fill their freezers, and guides lead guests on quests for fat king and silver salmon or Cook Inlet halibut. Kirsten Swann, Anchorage Daily News, "Kenai Peninsula offers world-class fishing, quirky arts scene and much in between," 3 May 2018 That also attracts up to 20 people who compete for a 200-ton quota using dip nets at the Susitna River. Laine Welch, Anchorage Daily News, "Upper Cook Inlet’s herring, smelt commercial fisheries pay big bucks to fishermen," 23 Apr. 2018

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First Known Use of dip net

1820, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of dip net was in 1820

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