fishing gear

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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend: 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.
para]]GHOST GEAR DODGE puts players in the body of a dolphin trying to traverse the perils of discarded fishing gear in our oceans[[/para]]
Sgt Fletcher added: "Finding such a large haul of fishing gear in Coventry is unusual.
POLICE have called on householders to step up security of sheds and garages after pounds 4,000-worth of fishing gear was stolen in a break-in in the Midlands.
Most recreational fishing gear is unaffected, and anchoring (obviously
The UN Environment Programme and the Ocean Conservancy marked the day with a report on marine litter, from discarded fishing gear, to cigarette butts and plastic bags, which the Environment Programme's director called signs of systemic waste.
The victim, who is said to be middle-aged, slipped at Balscadden, Co Dublin, while descending with fishing gear.
Washington, June 18 (ANI): A new study has suggested that banning or restricting the use of certain types of fishing gear could help the world's coral reefs and their fish populations survive the onslaughts of climate change.
Volunteers in the organisation's Autumn clean were targeting 'ghost gear' - discarded fishing gear which can contribute to the death of marine wildlife.
In one report of pelicans in the Monterey Bay region of California, approximately 60% of pelicans admitted to a local rehabilitation center during a 6-year period had injuries related to fishing gear.
Bring fishing gear if you have it, but some will be available.
Discuss fishing with there members, and there will also be a sale of surplus fishing gear donated by members, a raffle to raise money for club funds and the opportunity for non-members to join at the event.