After catching a fish whether you are going to release it or keep it you have to be able to grip the fish safely. It can be difficult to grab and hold on to it by its body, because fish are slippery and move around a lot. This why most experienced fisherman grab the fish by the lip to take out the hook and handle the fish. However, gripping the fish by the lip with your hand can be dangerous for both you and the fish. You can get finned, cut your figures on the hook or the fish’s teeth and even though grabbing the fish by lip is much more secure than holding its body it is still easy to lose your grip and drop the fish. Without the right tool to hold onto your fish you will undoubtedly at some point lose your catch, get finned, or not get the fish back in the water onto to release it. This is why you need to buy and have plastic handheld fish lip grabber in your tackle box.