Net

From Manners and Customs of the Bible:

The precise form of the fishing nets used by the Hebrews is not known; or do we know the exact difference between the) meanings to be attached to the several words which are translated “net.” A kind of net very commonly used resembled the modern seine. It is a net of this sort that is referred to here. Some suppose that in John 21:66And he said unto them, Cast the net on the right side of the ship, and ye shall find. They cast therefore, and now they were not able to draw it for the multitude of fishes. (John 21:6), there is also an allusion to this kind of net, but others think that a net for deep-sea fishing is there meant; a net so arranged as to enclose the fish in deep water. Such a net seems to be intended in Luke 5:44Now when he had left speaking, he said unto Simon, Launch out into the deep, and let down your nets for a draught. (Luke 5:4), where the command is given, “Launch out into the deep, and let down your nets for a draught.”