"Slick Stick 54-R Animal Trapping Catch and Release Pole" is an all metal animal control and release pole, designed to safely capture or release animals without harm. The pole is 4ft. 6in. long* with 1/8 in. galvanized aircraft cable. Weight is approximately 2 1/4 pounds and will safely handle any size animal up to the largest of dogs. Features a 16 in. diameter catch loop and full loop closure to hold the smallest of animals. It has an automatic and positive cable lock with easy cable release button. The poles are new and manufactured for Trappers, Animal Damage Control personnel, and for Animal Rescue. These poles are in use in 49 states and several foreign countries. This pole model is my personal favorite.*Custom lengths available. Check out other Slick Stick Poles currently for sale on Ebay Also available : Economy Catch and Release Poles for trappers on a budget. Slick Stick 45 PVC Poles With some Deluxe Features. Deluxe Animal Catch and Release Poles for Wildlife Specialists and Animal Rehabilitation Specialists. Gator Gitter Catch and release poles. Slick Stick Adjustable Length Poles, available by special order. Pole adjusts up to 12 feet in length. Slick Stick Breakdown 2 piece pole - 20 inches sections = 38 inches.