The Mustad Heavy-Duty 8" Pliers are needle nose pliers with monofilament/wire cutters and a built-in crimper function. These pliers are designed to be an all-around fishing plier suitable for hook removal, cutting line and other applications. Constructed from stainless steel with a titanium nitride finish that improves corrosion resistance and increases durability immensely. The pliers' feature soft, but tough, no slip grips which channel moisture into ridges allowing users to maintain a secure, firm grip even in wet conditions. The Mustad HD Pliers 8" pliers come with a durable, high-denier sheath with a locking belt strap for attaching to a belt loop.