This net has exaggerated width and depth to allow secure handling of large fish. Aluminum handle has been enlarged to 1 1/2" for added strength. Netting is 1 1/2" square mesh, heavy nylon, treated with green Net Guard preservative. A connecting block allows the handle to slide into the net frame for storage. Ships Ground in 2 boxes, one Oversize at the 70-lb rate, one with $5 over 60" charge. So four ship for the same price as one.