It is important to have a good tool for removing fish hooks so that you do not injure the fish more than necessary. This one has an aluminium and ABS handle with a stainless steel hook. It is corrosion resistant even when used near saltwater. It has a comfortable grip and will get out even the most troublesome hooks. It can be easily used with just one hand. It will reduce harm to the fish so that it can be safely released but will also keep the anglers hands away from the sharp teeth of the fish if they have them.