The Standard 40" Hook is considered to be the most widely used hook in the marketplace today. Any time a person deals with snakes at all this will be your most important basic tool. This high quality snake hook is constructed out of space age alloys for strength and safety. The hook insert is constructed from a solid anodized aircraft grade aluminum rod. This snake hook has a slightly flexible stainless steel shaft and an aluminum hook 3 1/2 inches wide at the end.