Cast Throw Nets

Cast Nets Throw Nets

Cast Net American Style

Cast Net American Style

American Style Cast Net (Throw Net) for catching your own bait! Sizes:  6ft, 8ft, 10ft and 12ft.


Cast Net Japanese Style

Cast Net Japanese Style

Japanese Style Cast Nets High-quality Commercial Grade fast sinking 6ft 8ft and 10 ft Nets.


Cast Nets or Throw Nets are circular nets with small weights around its bottom edge. 


  • Which when cast or thrown by hand in such a manner that it spreads out on the water and sinks.

  • Fish are caught as the net is hauled back in.

  • Cast nets are particularly effective for catching bait Fish

  • This simple device has been in use in various modifications for thousands of years and are the best way to catch fish that are particularly resistant to baited hooks




  • The net is a circular net made up of a number of panels with weights evenly distributed around the edge of the net.  

  • Attached to the net is a land-line, the end of which is held in the hand as the net is thrown.

  • When the net is full and it is pulled back in the net closes around the fish and is retrieved by pulling on the land-line bringing the fish up into the boat or into a bucket.

  • The Japanese style features a bottom pocket and is usually more favoured for commercial use but is suitable for recreational use also.


  • MPI Rules for Cast Nets in NZ - 2017


Cast Nets
  • For species, you would expect to catch with a cast net such as garfish/piper, herring/yellow-eyed mullet, and pilchard the minimum mesh size is 25mm.
  • Under the set net rules, only one set net is allowed on a vessel unless the second net is less than 10 metres long and has a mesh size of 50mm or less.
  • A cast net falls under this definition in this circumstance.
Cast Nets Throw Nets
Cast Nets Throw Nets