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fyke

 (fīk)
n.
A long, bag-shaped fishing net held open by hoops.

[Dutch fuik, from Middle Dutch fūke.]

fyke

(faɪk)
n
(Fishing) US a fish trap consisting of a net suspended over a series of hoops, laid horizontally in the water
[C19: from Middle Dutch fuycke]

fyke

(faɪk)

n. Hudson and Delaware Valleys.
a bag-shaped fish trap.
[1825–35, Amer.; < Dutch fuik, Middle Dutch fuycke; c. Old Frisian fūcke]
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Caption: Dexter Lockhart, Lloyd Hackney, Doug Steiner, Robert Fykes
Jeremy Fykes, who joined Guaranty in December 2015, after serving at another Denton-based financial institution since 2001, will serve as the president of Denton market.
Fykes has joined Guaranty as Denton market president.
Shoal Chub collected using mini fykes occurred at the Peoria TWZ (n=2), main channel border sites near RKM 251 (n=1) and 199 (n=1), Bath Chute side channel near RKM 182 (n=1), and at Snicarte Slough, a backwater complex near RKM 170 (n=4).
While advancing slowly together, they plunge their fykes to the right and to the left into the water.
Their duties and responsibilities included overseeing the various fisheries in town including harvesting shellfish, the use of eel fykes, and herring runs.
Those fykes set to float were kept taught by running a strip of redwood, which doubled as a float, along their lengths on either side.
Archaeological finds in the form of weirs, fykes, dip, and seine nets have revealed ancient technologies which were still in use in living memory.
Dodson started her own Mother-Daughter Book Club when oldest daughter Morgan Fykes was 9 years old because she felt they weren't communicating openly.
gave a compelling speech at The Fykes Foundation's Physicians Dinner during the 2010 Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association tournament, in Charlotte, NC, in which he described the latest insulin analog treatments for diabetics and expressed his concerns about the growing epidemic of diabetes and obesity in our country.
Fykes has joined Guaranty as Denton market president after having served the financial needs of Denton County residents and businesses since 2001 at another local financial institution.
Traditional fishing devices include traps, fykes, hooks, fishing lines, cast nets and poisons, that are manufactured and used in different ways and often highly typical of a specific area.