croakwood
horn-like devices which make a hollow, croaking sound when thrust into the water. Used to attract the European wels, Silurus glanis, through a similarity to frogs croaking or to the sounds made by female wels

Dictionary of ichthyology. 2009.

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  • acoustic bait — a device making sounds or vibrations used to attract fish, e.g. shark rattles, q.v., beating the water surface, spraying the water surface with hoses in the tuna line fishery, croakwood, q.v., bells, etc …   Dictionary of ichthyology

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