carp sling
a specialised sling used for weighing trophy carp and designed not to injure the fish or remove its protective mucus

Dictionary of ichthyology. 2009.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • List of The Keys to the Kingdom characters — The Keys to the Kingdom is a fantasy adventure book series, written by Garth Nix, started in 2003 with Mister Monday. The series follows the story of Arthur Penhaligon and his charge as the Rightful Heir of the Architect to claim the Seven Keys… …   Wikipedia

  • List of Chinese inventions — A bronze Chinese crossbow mechanism with a buttplate (the wooden components have …   Wikipedia

  • Fishing techniques — There is an intricate link between various fishing techniques and knowledge about the fish and their behavior including migration, foraging and habitat (Keegan 1986). All fish traps and methods of catching fish are based on this intimate… …   Wikipedia

  • Spearfishing — Spearfisherman redirects here. For the former diving gear company see Spearfisherman (company). Spearfishing is a form of fishing that has been popular throughout the world for centuries. Early civilizations are familiar with the custom of… …   Wikipedia

  • List of fishing topics — This page is a list of fishing topics. AlphanumericTOC align=center nobreak= numbers= seealso= externallinks= references= top=| 11959 Escuminac Hurricane22004 Morecambe Bay cockling disasterAA Pobra do Caramiñal A River Somewhere Abalone ABU… …   Wikipedia

  • spearfishing — See spearfisher. * * * ▪ hunting       sport of underwater hunting that became popular in the early 1930s and after World War II spread rapidly throughout the world. Targets of underwater hunters may include sharks and barracuda in salt water and …   Universalium

  • Fishing reel — A spinning reel A fishing reel is a cylindrical device attached to a fishing rod used in winding the line .[1] Modern fishing reels usually have fittings which make it easier to retrieve the line and deploy ( cast ) it for better accuracy or… …   Wikipedia

  • Fish hook — Fishhook redirects here. For other uses, see Fishhook (disambiguation). Anatomy of a fish hook A fish hook is a device for catching fish either by impaling them in the mouth or, more rarely, by snagging the body of the fish. Fish hooks have been… …   Wikipedia

  • List of fishing topics by subject — This page is a list of fishing topics by subject. Most fishing articles have a side bar at the top right. This page mirrors the topics in the side bars. See also: List of fishing topics and Fisheries glossary   Contents:… …   Wikipedia

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”