Salmon-tackle

Definitions

  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Salmon-tackle the rod, line, and fly with which salmon are taken
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
O. Fr. saulmon—L. salmo, from salīre, to leap.

Usage

In literature:

Rabbit tracks and salmon bellies were his diet with a vengeance, for he depended largely on his rifle and fishing-tackle.
"Revolution and Other Essays" by Jack London
One day, fish hungry, he rigged up the elementary fishing tackle that they had brought from Saltsville and tried for a salmon.
"The Sky Line of Spruce" by Edison Marshall
Come, let's tackle the salmon.
"The Hill" by Horace Annesley Vachell
For this reason much of the sport of salmon fishing is lost through the use of too heavy tackle.
"Game Birds and Game Fishes of the Pacific Coast" by Harry Thom Payne
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In news:

Team to tackle problem of disappearing king salmon .
Tackle in Redding has designed a line of custom rods built for salmon.
Britain's leading fisheries expert tackles the impossible task of bringing wild salmon from British waters to the deserts of the Middle East.
Bob Boucke, owner of Johnson's Bait and Tackle in Yuba City and longtime salmon and steelhead fishing enthusiast, kept the pressure on the fish as Dave Barbieri rowed his drift boat downriver in pursuit of the steelhead .
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