Updated October 21, 2019 by Melissa Harr

The 8 Best Telescopic Fishing Nets

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This wiki has been updated 13 times since it was first published in February of 2017. Nobody will believe your tale about your incredible catch unless you can prove it with photographic evidence. Using one of these telescopic fishing nets, you'll be able to land a big one easily and then snap a selfie of you both. They are extremely convenient, both in terms of storage and portability, and available in a range of styles and lengths. When users buy our independently chosen editorial selections, we may earn commissions to help fund the Wiki. Skip to the best telescopic fishing net on Amazon.

8. Oddspro Nylon

7. Frabill Premium

6. JTA Measure Net

4. Ego S2 Slider

3. Plusinno Landing

2. KastKing Madbite

1. Ranger Knotless

Special Honors

Bass Pro Shops Gold Series Made expressly for catch-and-release, the Bass Pro Shops Gold Series is shallow with small-loop netting that should do no harm. The handle telescopes between 34 and 67 inches, and it feels balanced in the hand for ease of use. basspro.com

Editor's Notes

October 18, 2019:

Like a telescopic fishing pole, a telescopic fishing net can help save you some room, which makes transporting your gear just that much easier. But not to worry, as this feature doesn't come at the expense of usefulness or stability, qualities we've looked for as we've updated our choices. Many fishers won't be surprised to see Ranger or KastKing come out on top, as these are names that have appreciative followers for many reasons, quality and durability among them. We've also added an option from Ego at this time, the S2 Slider. It is offered in a wider array of net materials than many, and it boasts a modular design that lets you switch and change as needed. It's a little more expensive than many, but the clever construction is worth it for the serious. And, finally, we elected to add a kid's option, the Oddspro Nylon. It's not exactly a top-of-the-line model, but for younger children who might not be gentle on your gear, it's a good alternative.


Melissa Harr
Last updated on October 21, 2019 by Melissa Harr

Melissa Harr is a language-obsessed writer from Chicagoland who holds both a bachelor of arts and master of arts in English. Although she began as a TEFL teacher, earning several teaching certificates and working in both Russia and Vietnam, she moved into freelance writing to satisfy her passion for the written word. She has published full-length courses and books in the realm of arts & crafts and DIY; in fact, most of her non-working time is spent knitting, cleaning, or committing acts of home improvement. Along with an extensive knowledge of tools, home goods, and crafts and organizational supplies, she has ample experience (okay, an obsession) with travel gear, luggage, and the electronics that make modern life more convenient.


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