fishing gear

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n fishing gear gear used in fishing
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Usage

In literature:

Some fish-rods hung in the porch, and hunter's gear depended on hooks in the passage-way to the kitchen.
"On Horseback" by Charles Dudley Warner
A tin cup and the boys' fishing-gear lay on a chair.
"Mother" by Kathleen Norris
PETTICOATS AND FISHING GEAR.
"Voyage Of H.M.S. Rattlesnake, Vol. 2 (of 2)" by John MacGillivray
Her gear, dories, bait (not much bait though) was all for a fishing trip.
"Wide Courses" by James Brendan Connolly
Spaniards do not much care for this way of fishing, as it is costly in bait and the gear is often lost in bad weather.
"Scientific American Supplement, No. 421, January 26, 1884" by Various
A gentle wind blows on my fishing-gear Softly shaking my ten feet of line.
"More Translations from the Chinese" by Various
Other men would ply the gear and take the silver fish.
"Poor Man's Rock" by Bertrand W. Sinclair
With his gun and traps and fishing gear he must glean his living from the wilderness or from the sea.
"The Story of Grenfell of the Labrador" by Dillon Wallace
They very quickly got their fishing gear to rights again, and were soon, as eager as before, engaged in their sport.
"Ernest Bracebridge" by William H. G. Kingston
We invariably took our fishing gear with us, and thus never wanted for fresh food.
"A Labrador Doctor" by Wilfred Thomason Grenfell
The danger to the angler's gear, and any fish he hooks, when he finds himself amongst the logs, is well known.
"Lines in Pleasant Places" by William Senior
Mr. Fairfield went down to the dory, and put his fishing-gear on board.
"Freaks of Fortune" by Oliver Optic
Most of them had bows and arrows in addition to their fishing gear.
"Condemned as a Nihilist" by George Alfred Henty
His deputies do their best to protect the fish and see that the fishermen use the right kind of gear.
"El Diablo" by Brayton Norton
Others squatted near their huts, their attention occupied by fishing gear.
"The Weakling" by Everett B. Cole
One of the boats had already been hauled up, and the fishermen, having thrown out their gear, were now getting ready to sell their fish.
"Changing Winds" by St. John G. Ervine
Bureau of Commercial Fisheries Exploratory Fishing and Gear Research Base, Pascagoula, Mississippi, July 1, 1967 to June 30, 1969.
"Whales, Dolphins, and Porpoises of the Western North Atlantic" by Stephen Leatherwood
The value of the fishing boats and gear employed in the Scottish fisheries during 1905 is returned as nearly L4,120,000.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 10, Slice 4" by Various
In the launch was fishing gear.
"Black Star's Campaign" by Johnston McCulley
They'll pay us enough to help build a new vessel, for the fish we lost, and all our outfit and gear.
"The Viking Blood" by Frederick William Wallace
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In poetry:

John's fortune consisted of his coble, three oars, and his fishing-gear,
Besides his two stout boys, John and James, he loved most dear.
And no matter how the wind might blow, or the rain pelt,
Or scarcity of fish, John little sorrow felt.
"John Rouat the Fisherman" by William Topaz McGonagall
She popped between the meshes and she flipped her dainty tail,
And there wasn't so much left of her as just one shiny scale,
And Tom he hove a thumping sigh and nothing did he say
But hauled his gear in sorrowful and fished no more that day.
"Told At "The Pilchards"" by Cicely Fox Smith

In news:

But, alas, the fish "got away" when it was seized by federal officials since it had not been legally caught using hand-held gear.
Trucks will be at the Montauk docks from 7 am tomorrow and again on Sept 20 to haul away unwanted and out-of-use commercial fishing gear free of charge.
Posted on December 5, 2012 at 12:20 pm by Gun Nuts in fishing, gear, hunting.
Finesse News Network's Gear Guide: Classic Fishing Products' three-inch Culprit Minnow.
The Coast Guard says the fisherman went overboard while setting gear from the Kodiak-based fishing vessel Flying Ocean on Thursday morning.
The District Ranger, as in-season manager, is closing the Federal Subsistence fishery for king salmon in the Situk River and prohibiting fishing with gillnet gear and use of bait when fishing with rod and reel.
Dozens of fish stocks in the United States remain overfished, despite herculean efforts to impose meaningful fishery regulations, from total catch limits to restrictions on fishing gear other inputs.
Vokey, a casting instructor certified by the Federation of Fly Fisher s , is a fly fishing ambassador for apparel and gear manufacturer Patagonia.
This sweet and tart flavoring can be used to kick fish, beef, potatoes, and even dessert into gear.
As the summer approaches, local area fishing begins to get into high gear .
Ice is forming on Minnesota lakes, and it won't be long until hard-water fishing kicks into gear.
Home: Gear News: Kershaw Pro-Grade Specialty Fish and Game Knives.
Gearing up for flounder fishing.
Starting in January 2012, Newsletter subscribers are eligible to win great prizes in the Texas Fish & Game Gear Grab Sweepstakes.
One of the tragic ironies of my job is that I get super-sneak previews of fishing tackle and other gear months—sometimes as much as a year—before anyone else knows about it.
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