fish out of

fish someone or something out of something

 and fish someone or something Out
to pull someone or something out of something or some place. She is down at the river-bank, fishing driftwood out of the water. She fished out a lot of wood.
See also: fish, of, out
References in classic literature ?
As he pulled each fish out of the net, his mouth watered with the thought of the good dinner coming, and he said:
One basket out of every three of corn was theirs, one fish out of every three, one goat out of every three.