fishing rig

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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend: rig - gear used in fishingfishing rig - 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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Buchanan's fishing rig is big enough to stretch out your legs and even walk around when fighting a muskie or a walleye that doesn't want to be boated.
So this is for the guy that doesn't want to sacrifice a fully capable fishing rig but needs a boat that doubles as a great family boat.
The look of this duck boat is combined with the amenities of a high-end fishing rig, complete with a ton of bow storage, trolling motor bracket, pedestal seats on raised platforms, and an 18-gallon fuel tank.
Kuli Mungombe owns and operates a fishing rig with nine other women in Zimbabwe.
The classic (and least expensive) child-friendly fishing rig is a cane pole with a line about as long as the pole itself, plus a hook and bobber.
Before you can do that, it's important to know how to set up your own fly fishing rig. Follow these steps:
A specialist fishing rig supply business run by Mrs Kellett through the internet has already gone bust while her husband's on-line gemstone enterprise could go the same way.
When I'm on stand, I pull the camo-painted fishing rig into my treestand and hang it on a hook.
Liz Kellett, 41, who ran a specialist fishing rig supply business via the internet, was made bankrupt two weeks ago.
From the near Arctic wild lands with lakes teeming with fish big enough to tow a 16-foot fully equipped fishing rig down here to the mundane watering holes close to home, the excitement comes in several sizes.
This is a solid blue water fishing rig that will troll the Gulf Stream one day and allow you to deploy the trolling motor along the mangroves the next.