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Extra line wound on a reel behind a fly line,
used in fly fishing.
Snarl of line on reel.
Cork float attached to line in still fishing; movement
indicates when a fish bites.
Artificial wet fly made from hair of a deer's tail.
Scattering ground-up fishes or other foods upon the water
to attract fishes.
Basket or bag suspended from the shoulder in which to
Movement of line across the water that gives the lure
unnatural action in fly fishing.
Place in a lake where shoal water near shore suddenly
drops off to the depths.
Extra fly affixed to the leader ahead of the end, or "tail,"
Circulation of water in a moving stream in whirlpool fashion,
which frequently concentrates food for fishes.
fly: An artificial fly without a piece of leader already
attached to it.
Fishes commonly eaten by other fishes for food.
The hooking of a fish accidentally in any part of the
body except the mouth.
Imitation frog made from deer hair.
Emergence of natural insect life on the water.
A type of cast in fly fishing in which the lure hooks
around interfering objects.
Long straight part of the hook.
Cotton or linen net bag on a hoop used to lift hooked
fishes from the water.
Nylon or gut extension attached to the end of the line.
nymph. Type of fly resembling underwater insect life.
Type of fish most commonly sought for food rather than
sport, such as perch and crappies.
Wooden or plastic lure with hooks attached made to resemble
a food attractive to fishes.
Deep portion of a stream commonly found at bends, where
bigger fishes lie.
Place where a reel is affixed to the rod. riffle. Shallow
portion of a stream, where water passes over sunken boulders
Activity of fishes in feeding on a natural insect hatch.
Type of cast developed in fly fishing where background
obstructions prohibit a backcast.
Type of fish not considered useful for food or sport.
Cotton or twine net used to capture fishes.
Lead weight that can be affixed to the line to carry the
lure into deeper water.
Hooked lure fouled on some obstruction.
Fly with a piece of leader already attached to it.
Shiny metal blade that revolves around a fine wire shank
when pulled through the water and thus attracts fishes.
Type of sinker in the shape of a sphere, with a split
in the middle in which the line rests.
Wet fly made from full chicken feathers to resemble a
minnow. strike. Action of a fish in taking a lure.
Graduation in diameter of a line or leader from large
Part of fishing gear nearest the lure--for example, leaders.
Extension tied on to the end of leaders that have been
broken off or used up.