fishing float
a scow used in seining, movable between fishing grounds

Dictionary of ichthyology. 2009.

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  • fishing float — noun : a scow used in seine fishing and designed to be moved from one fishing ground to another * * * fishing float, a raft or scow with a small house on it, designed to be floated and anchored wherever desired, for use in fishing with a seine …   Useful english dictionary

  • Fishing float — A float (sometimes also called a bobber ) is a device used in angling, which serves two purposes. It suspends the bait at a predetermined depth, and it serves as a bite indicator. Floats come in different sizes and shapes. The long, thin ones are …   Wikipedia

  • Japanese fishing float — glass float (a hollow ball of glass once used by fishermen to support nets in various parts of the world, now replaced with modern materials such as aluminium and plastics such as styrofoam. Most numerous in the Pacific from Japanese fishing gear …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • glass fishing float — glass float …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • Fishing lure — In line spinner lure with ring, dish, body/weight and hook Fishing lures are made in various creative designs like this top water lure …   Wikipedia

  • 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

  • Float — or floating may refer to the following:Float* Float (fishing), a bite indicator used in angling * Float, a Cascading Style Sheets attribute. * Float (parade), a decorated vehicle or platform, animal or man drawn or motorized, used in a festive… …   Wikipedia

  • float — ► VERB 1) rest on the surface of a liquid without sinking. 2) move slowly, hover, or be suspended in a liquid or the air. 3) put forward (an idea) as a suggestion or test of reactions. 4) (usu. as adj. floating) remain unsettled in one s opinions …   English terms dictionary

  • float — [flōt] n. [ME flote < OE flota, that which floats, ship, fleet < base of fleotan: see FLEET2] 1. anything that stays, or causes something else to stay, on the surface of a liquid or suspended near the surface; specif., a) an air filled… …   English World dictionary

  • float drove — fishing for herring by means of nets supported by floats …   Dictionary of ichthyology

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