fishing rig

Definitions

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

In literature:

We'll rig up fishing lines, and go out on a fishing cruise.
"Brave and Bold" by Horatio Alger
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
Couldn't I sport just as fine a hunting and fishing rig as anybody?
"The Boy Trapper" by Harry Castlemon
Small the boatswain and Billy Widgeon rigged up tackle for the lad to fish; and he fished, but caught nothing.
"Mother Carey's Chicken" by George Manville Fenn
I might rig up some fishing-tackle for him, though, so's he could sit on deck here and fish.
"King o' the Beach" by George Manville Fenn
Hands were sent aloft to fish the foreyard, and to knot and splice the most important parts of the running rigging.
"The Missing Ship" by W. H. G. Kingston
You will remember this kind of rig-out, only with hook of moderate size, as often used by Midland yokels in bream fishing.
"Lines in Pleasant Places" by William Senior
The topsail-yard being fished, set the fore topsail standing for the enemy's fleet; people employed repairing the rigging.
"Memoirs and Correspondence of Admiral Lord de Saumarez. Vol II" by Sir John Ross
The fish having been killed, it is lifted upon the deck by a purchase tackle of two double blocks rigged in the shrouds.
"Tales of Fishes" by Zane Grey
In a cove on the north shore a small cat-rigged boat had been drifting since noon-time, its single occupant having found the fishing very good.
"Wyn's Camping Days" by Amy Bell Marlowe
A piece of fishing line completed the rig.
"The Golden Skull" by John Blaine
The boys had no more than gone when I had a fishing tackle rigged out.
"Fifty Years a Hunter and Trapper" by Eldred Nathaniel Woodcock
Several of the boats were rigged with sails and the officers went fishing.
"Cruise and Captures of the Alabama" by Albert M. Goodrich
We could hear them rigging the fish tackle and catching the hooks on the flukes of the anchors.
"The Great Quest" by Charles Boardman Hawes
Rig in the davit, unreeve the cat-fall and fish-tackle.
"The Seaman's Friend" by Richard Henry Dana
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In poetry:

In dock and pond and basin so close the keels should lie
Their hulls should hide the water, their masts make dark the sky,
And through their tangled rigging the netted stars should gleam
Like gold and silver fishes from some celestial stream.
"Ghosts In Deptford" by Cicely Fox Smith

In news:

Musky fishing, with a heavy rig, is a challenge in and of itself.
Power fishing with a finesse rig.
An all-in-one ice fishing rig .
On our second day of fishing, we were trolling with fly rods rigged for dorado when a huge striped marlin surfaced suddenly at the back of our boat.
Try this proven rig when fishing for stubborn grouper and snapper on the reefs.
Mako Boats' 17-foot Pro Skiff is rigged to fish at an easy-on-the-wallet price.
Musky fishing, with a heavy rig, is a challenge in and of itself.
Biologist says shells on rig contain no life, no invasive species, Fish and Game mum.
Darrin Phegley / The Gleaner John Sutton teaches his son Keaton, 4, to work a fishing rig Saturday at the JAKES Day event put on by the Henderson County chapter of the National Wild Turkey Federation.
I love fishing Gulf oil rigs.
I hate fishing Gulf oil rigs.
If you haven't experienced the fun of catching multiple white perch on the same rod at the same time, try fishing with a Sabiki rig.
Here are several ways to rig a live shrimp for fishing in different situations.
Easy-to- rig process can be done using fishing equipment.
Peter Hinck, aka Florida Sportsman member PalmBeachPete in Florida Sportsman's No Motor Zone, shot and edited this video detailing his kayak rig for fishing offshore.
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