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|Noun||1.||fishing gear - gear used in fishing |
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