Laguna Pond Nets have a wide variety of features that make maintenacne in and around ponds very convienent. This net has an extendable aluminum shaft that can be adjusted to provide precisely the right length. The shaft extends from 33" to 61". A slip-resistant handle helps ensusre a good grip 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 fro access to hard-to-reach places. The soft netting is fish friendly. The pond net comes complete with a hanging string for easy storage.