Weed Ripper | Aquatic Weed Pulling Tool

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  • tool that pulls underwater weeds
  • Weed Ripper | Aquatic Weed Pulling Tool
  • Seaweed Cutter puller tool
  • Weed Ripper | Aquatic Weed Pulling Tool
  • Weed Ripper Cutting and Pulling Weeds
  • Lake Weed Puller - Weed Ripper
  • Tool for cutting and pulling weeds in lake
  • Weed Ripper | Aquatic Weed Pulling Tool
  • Weed Ripper | Aquatic Weed Pulling Tool
  • Weed Ripper | Aquatic Weed Pulling Tool
  • Weed Ripper | Aquatic Weed Pulling Tool
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The Weed-Ripper is a unique tool is designed to pull aquatic weeds by the roots so they cannot grow back as quickly. Works best for underwater weeds including lily pads (water lilies) pencil reeds and most other lake and pond vegetation with stems under 1 inch in diameter.  If the weeds are too deeply rooted the Weed Ripper will still remove them by cutting or ripping their stems below the water surface.  We do not recommend using the WeedRipper to cut Cattails.  If you are looking for tools for cutting cattails visit our cattail cutters category for a full selection.


The Weed Ripper works best on weeds that have stems 1" wide or less including Lily Pads, Pencil, Bull rushes, Elodea, Water celery, VallisneriaEel grass and similar kinds of submersed and emersed aquatic vegetation.
Throw it out from a dock or shoreline and retrieved using the 25' rope and a shorter handle. Or you can connect all of the handles to pull seaweed around your dock or shoreline. The unique tapered design of the pulling teeth make it easy to remove pulled weeds from the WeedRipper head.
Handle Options:
  • 4 ft (stub handle) Works best for primarily throwing and retrieving.
  • 7 ft Handle - Includes Stub Handle + Pistol Grip Handle
  • 11 ft Handle - Includes above + 4 ft extension
  • 15 ft Handle - Includes above + two x 4 ft extensions

(all options include 25 ft Rope)

  • The Weed Ripper features a 3 foot wide heavy duty aluminum head.
  • handle choices:  4 ft - 7 ft - 11 ft - 15 ft
  • The unique curved handle grip makes it easier to pull dense loads with less effort.
  • Comes with a 25 ft rope allowing you to cut and pull weeds by tossing out and retrieving.


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20 Reviews

  • 5
    Even better than expected

    Posted by Nic Heuser on 10th Sep 2022

    From the description and the reviews, I expected this to meet my needs pretty well. I was surprised that it's beefier than I expected, and it works great! I love that it works without any sharp edges (nothing to worry about sharpening later), and the 25' rope (included) is more than I need. I decided to order without any extra poles, because another reviewer said the rope was easier than the long pole, and I'd have to agree--pulling the rope is very easy and effective. Highly recommended!

  • 5
    Great tool. Does just what it says...couldn't be happier.

    Posted by Christopher on 29th Aug 2022


  • 5
    weed rake ripper

    Posted by Roy willeyte on 7th Aug 2022

    BEST RAKE I EVER USED. Cleared out lake frontage in half the time of regular rake.

  • 4
    Weed ripper

    Posted by Jake on 28th Jun 2022

    Easy to assemble. Doesn't grab so much you can't pull it in. Worked great for me!

  • 5
    You won’t be disappointed!

    Posted by Jeff on 26th Jun 2022

    We just had our first work party with this tool and are very impressed. We have a 1 acre swimming pond that has been choked with long, fine weeds this year over about 2/3 of its area. We attached this cutter to an 80’ long rope and had one person paddle it out to the middle (where the depth is up to 12’ ) using a kayak, with another person on the shore to pull the rope. We are getting massive loads of weeds and roots with each pull—I would guess up to 100 lb at a time. It’s very satisfying! It will take many such pulls to clear the pond, but we’re happy to have found the right tool for the job.

  • 5
    Put to the test.......passed

    Posted by Phil on 19th Oct 2021

    Bought this to tackle Guntersville Lake Alabama floating eel grass. Lake is having historic levels of floating grass mounding up on our seawall. This tool is legit for handling this problem. Could not be more satisfied. Much easier to use than a short handled pitchfork, and the reach is extremely effective.

  • 5
    Weed ripper

    Posted by Preston on 11th Sep 2021

    The weed ripper works very well . I purchased the weeder with the extension poles. Turns out the rope was all I really needed. The extensions are somewhat difficult for me to use.

  • 5
    Weed ripper

    Posted by Nancy M on 8th Aug 2021

    This works great. I can get a lot done in a small amount of time. It’s a great tool and highly recommend it.

  • 5

    Posted by Bruce on 26th Jul 2021

    This is the best tool I have run across for removing milfoil from my river (The Pend Oreille). I have used other contraptions in the past, but this marvelous and simple rake does the job better than any other. The tines are spaced apart properly, the height of the tines higher than the competitors, and the thickness of the metal is the best out there. I had my reservations when viewing the pictures, but when opening the package and finally getting it into the water, I was convinced that this was the best. Do not be fooled by wider, 4' models as you have to be able to pull all the weed mass out of the water and anything wider than the WEED RIPPER will leave you straining, worn out, and constantly realigning the tines (as the competitors tines are not as thick as the WEED RIPPER). This tool merits a 5 STAR rating in my opinion.

  • 5
    Aquatic weed pulling tool

    Posted by Robert J on 24th Jul 2021

    Works real good with just the stub handle and rope

  • 5
    Weed ripper

    Posted by Sean on 5th Jul 2021

    I gave this product as a gift to my dad that lives 3 hours from me. I can’t give a review for myself but I can say my dad loves it.

  • 5
    Weed Ripper

    Posted by Judy on 4th Jun 2021

    Product works great. Purchased the longest handled version and am able to mix and match sections (including capacity to throw out a 4’ section on a rope) to progressively cut through deep thick pond weeds. The flat angle of slicer works great when navigating pond’s floor...doesn’t get caught on rocks. Retrieves large swathes of pond grasses. Am still working through the best strategy for dumping pond grass off tool vs pulling off with hand, but have some ideas. Neighbors who have other tools have come over to see this in action and we’re really impressed with how well it works on our shared pond. Thank you for thinking outside box when designing!

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