fishing gear


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Noun1.fishing gear - gear used in fishingfishing gear - gear used in fishing      
bobber, bobfloat, cork, bob - a small float usually made of cork; attached to a fishing line
fishhook - a sharp barbed hook for catching fish
fishing line - a length of cord to which the leader and float and sinker and hook are attached
fishing pole, fishing rod - a rod of wood or steel or fiberglass that is used in fishing to extend the fishing line
gaff - an iron hook with a handle; used for landing large fish
appurtenance, paraphernalia, gear - equipment consisting of miscellaneous articles needed for a particular operation or sport etc.
gig - a cluster of hooks (without barbs) that is drawn through a school of fish to hook their bodies; used when fish are not biting
harpoon - a spear with a shaft and barbed point for throwing; used for catching large fish or whales; a strong line is attached to it
landing net - a bag-shaped fishnet on a long handle to take a captured fish from the water
reel - winder consisting of a revolving spool with a handle; attached to a fishing rod
fishgig, fizgig, gig, lance, spear - an implement with a shaft and barbed point used for catching fish
spinner - fisherman's lure; revolves when drawn through the water
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More freedom to bank and borrow quota and funding for new fishing gear under the Au43m European Maritime and Fisheries Fund will be officially announced by Fisheries Minister George Eustice in Selsey today as part the government s plans to help fishermen prepare for the discard ban.
WHAT: Press briefing to announce worldwide fishing gear competition WHO: Gus Rassam, CEO, Fisheries Conservation Foundation Wally Pereyra, chairman of the board, National Fisheries Institute Tom Grasso, director, marine conservation policy, World Wildlife Fund WHEN: Monday, May 3 at 11 a.
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Tenders are invited for bim are seeking to commission a series of investigations on the impact of fishing and fishing gear on specific habitats and species in the roaringwater bay sac (101) during the months of june to october 2015 for the gear impact study and june 2015 to may 2016 for the disturbance impact study.
They might be anglers who hike up the West Fork of the San Gabriel River for early-morning fishing, armed with only fishing gear, a snack and jacket.
So Parliament gave in to industry demands and voted against an immediate ban on bottom trawling and a switch to more selective fishing gear.
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