fishing tool
a device for removing objects from inaccessible places

Dictionary of ichthyology. 2009.

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  • fishing tool — noun : a tool for recovering objects from inaccessible places …   Useful english dictionary

  • fishing tool — A term used by oil well drillers for an instrument employed to grapple with or otherwise engage an object in a drill pipe for the purpose of removing such object. Raymond v Wickersham, 27 Cust & Pat App (Pat) 1079, 110 F2d 863 …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • Tool use by animals — Some animals, especially primates, use tools to perform simple tasks such as getting food or grooming. Types of Tools There are some different definitions of a tool, such as: The most common are sticks or bits of stone. Uses Tool use implies an… …   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

  • Fishing rod — A fishing rod or a fishing pole is a tool used to catch fish, usually in conjunction with the sport of angling, can also be used in competition casting (sport). (Sustenance and commercial fishing usually involves nets). A length of fishing line… …   Wikipedia

  • Tool — For other uses, see Tool (disambiguation). A modern toolbox. A tool is a device that can be used to produce an item or achieve a task, but that is not consumed in the process. Informally the word is also used to describe a procedure or process… …   Wikipedia

  • Clonk (fishing) — Clonk is a fishing tool which has been used for catfish fishing for ages mainly in Europe. It represents a stick composed of three parts handle, fork and heel. Originally it was made of wood but nowadays there are clonks made of plastic or metal… …   Wikipedia

  • Fly fishing tackle — comprises the fishing tackle or equipment typically used by fly anglers. Fly fishing tackle includes: * Fly rods a specialized type of fishing rod designed to cast fly line and artificial flies * Fly reels a specialized type of fishing reel… …   Wikipedia

  • Fly fishing — in a river Fly fishing is an angling method in which an artificial fly is used to catch fish. The fly is cast using a fly rod, reel, and specialized weighted line. Casting a nearly weightless fly or lure requires casting techniques significantly… …   Wikipedia

  • commercial fishing — Introduction  the taking of fish and other seafood and resources from oceans, rivers, and lakes for the purpose of marketing them.       Fishing is one of the oldest employments of humankind. Ancient heaps of discarded mollusk shells (shell… …   Universalium

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