Laguna Pond Nets have a wide variety of features that make maintenance in and around ponds very convenient. This net has a 13 inch aluminum shaft for arms-length tasks. A slip-resistant handle helps ensure a good grip, even when your hands get wet. The net frame has a plastic guard that protects the net from tearing due to friction. The frame has rounded corners for access to hard-to-reach places. The soft netting is fish friendly. Comes complete with a hanging string for easy storage.