Hook removal becomes a safer, quicker process, both for you and the fish, With OUT Tool Fish Mouth Spreader fishhook removal becomes faster, easier and safer. This tough, easy-to-use essential tool can be used with either your right or left hand; simply squeeze the handle, and the ratcheting action locks the fish's mouth open for easy hook/lure retrieval. Spreads as far as you need, up to 6 inches, without harming the fish. Made of corrosion-resistant stainless steel with an aluminum alloy locking mechanism, the OUT Tool Fish Mouth Spreader, offers an ergonomic shape with easy-to-grip, non-slip plastic handle and a spring-loaded quick lock release. A wrist lanyard is included.