artificial bait
any bait or lure made of plastic, wood, metal, feathers, etc

Dictionary of ichthyology. 2009.

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  • bait casting — noun the single handed rod casting of a relatively heavy (artificial) bait • Hypernyms: ↑casting, ↑cast * * * noun : the single handed rod casting of a relatively heavy and usually artificial bait which carries out with it the light and soft line …   Useful english dictionary

  • Bait fish — are small fish caught for use as bait to attract large predatory fish, particularly game fish. Species used are typically those that are common and breed rapidly, making them easy to catch and in regular supply. Examples of marine bait fish are… …   Wikipedia

  • bait-casting — [bāt′kas΄tiŋ] adj. designating fishing equipment designed for use with live bait or artificial lures, in which the weight of the bait or lure pulls the line from a winch type reel, as during casting or trolling * * * …   Universalium

  • bait-casting — [bāt′kas΄tiŋ] adj. designating fishing equipment designed for use with live bait or artificial lures, in which the weight of the bait or lure pulls the line from a winch type reel, as during casting or trolling …   English World dictionary

  • Artificial fly — Classic 19th Century Artificial fly The Triumph An artificial fly or fly lure is a type of fishing lure, usually used in the sport of fly fishing (although they may also be used in other forms of angling). In general, artificial flies are the… …   Wikipedia

  • bait — 1) natural or artificial foods placed on a hook or in a trap to attract and capture fish. Live bait includes various terrestrial and marine worms, maggots, and fishes 2) the act of placing a lure or bait on a line …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • artificial fly — an artificial rendering of an insect used as a bait in fly fishing. Fly tying is the method of construction of these flies. Flies may be fished dry (on the surface) or wet (submerged) …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • bait casting — Angling. the act or technique of casting an artificial or natural lure attached to a silk or nylon line wound on a reel having a revolving spool, the rod used being shorter and less flexible than that used in fly casting. * * * …   Universalium

  • swimming bait — an artificial bait made to resemble a swimming fish by its vibrating or wobbling action or even rattling. Also called lipless crankbait …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • 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

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