Fishing tackle

Fishing tackle
Fishing Fish"ing, a. [From {Fishing}, n.] Pertaining to fishing; used in fishery; engaged in fishing; as, fishing boat; fishing tackle; fishing village. [1913 Webster]

{Fishing fly}, an artificial fly for fishing.

{Fishing line}, a line used in catching fish.

{Fishing net}, a net of various kinds for catching fish; including the bag net, casting net, drag net, landing net, seine, shrimping net, trawl, etc.

{Fishing rod}, a long slender rod, to which is attached the line for angling.

{Fishing smack}, a sloop or other small vessel used in sea fishing.

{Fishing tackle}, apparatus used in fishing, as hook, line, rod, etc.

{Fishing tube} (Micros.), a glass tube for selecting a microscopic object in a fluid. [1913 Webster]

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  • Fishing tackle — Fishing tackle, also called fishing gear, is a general term that refers to the equipment used by fishermen while fishing.Almost any equipment or gear used for fishing can be called fishing tackle. Some examples are lures, bait, lines, rods, reels …   Wikipedia

  • Fishing tackle — Tackle Tac kle (?; sometimes improperly pronounced ?, especially by seamen), n. [OE. takel, akin to LG. & D. takel, Dan. takkel, Sw. tackel; perhaps akin to E. taw, v. t., or to take.] 1. Apparatus for raising or lowering heavy weights,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • fishing tackle — n. the equipment, as hooks, lines, rods, reels, etc., used in fishing * * * …   Universalium

  • fishing tackle — fishing .tackle n [U] ↑basket, ↑net, ↑reel, ↑rod equipment used for fishing …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • fishing tackle — n. the equipment, as hooks, lines, rods, reels, etc., used in fishing …   English World dictionary

  • fishing tackle — fishing ,tackle noun uncount the equipment you use to catch fish …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • fishing tackle — noun gear used in fishing (Freq. 1) • Syn: ↑fishing gear, ↑tackle, ↑fishing rig, ↑rig • Hypernyms: ↑gear, ↑paraphernalia, ↑appurtenance …   Useful english dictionary

  • fishing tackle — also fishing tackle N UNCOUNT Fishing tackle consists of all the equipment that is used in the sport of fishing, such as fishing rods, lines, hooks, and bait …   English dictionary

  • fishing-tackle — see fishing tackle …   English dictionary

  • fishing-tackle — fishˈing tackˈle noun Tackle, such as nets, lines, etc, used in fishing • • • Main Entry: ↑fish …   Useful english dictionary

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