bobber


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bob·ber 1

(bŏb′ər)
n.
1. A buoyant object used to suspend a fishing line.
2. One who fishes with such an object.

[From bob.]

bob·ber 2

(bŏb′ər)
n.
One who reshapes or trims something, especially hair.

[From bob.]

bobber

(ˈbɒbə)
n
(Angling) a small float, traditionally made of cork, used in angling

bob•ber

(ˈbɒb ər)

n.
1. one that bobs.
2. a fishing bob.
[1830–40]

bobber

- A person who rides a bobsled or bobsleigh (meaning "short sled").
See also related terms for sled.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.bobber - a small float usually made of corkbobber - a small float usually made of cork; attached to a fishing line
fishing gear, fishing rig, fishing tackle, tackle, rig - gear used in fishing
float - something that floats on the surface of water
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Start with your bobber tight to the tip of a 10- to 11-foot crappie rod.
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As Grandpappy grew accustomed to our noise, and we grew accustomed to standing still, waiting patiently for the bobber to sink with a tug, they took us farther from home.
Pulled by a weight near the hook, the line slips through the bobber until it reaches the designated depth.
Things kick off with a scene of a beautiful beach and a disgusting-looking walker - or bobber as the beach people call it - stuck in the wet sand.
The purchased fishing bobber can transmit a Wi-Fi signal up to 100 yards in each direction and is activated by water.
Using a bobber-and-worm rig is one of the simplest forms of fishing, but it can require a lot of patience as you wait for that bobber to dunk under the water.
The most basic fishing equipment is low-cost--all you need is a hook on the end of a line, a worm or minnow to bait the hook, a sinker to pull the baited hook down into the water, and, ideally, a bobber to float on the surface that will indicate when a fish is nibbling.
The prize for Most Innovative entry went to Eric Chapin, Tyler Taschner, and Brandon Westrick from South Dakota State University for their entry "Fishing Future," a 3-D printing process for fishing bobbers that enables the affordable customization in terms of bobber color, size, weight, and design, while eliminating the creation of scrap material that results from the traditional method of manufacturing bobbers.