Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One who or that which bobs.
- n. One who fishes with a bob.
- n. One of the artificial flies of an angler's cast.
- n. One who scoffs.
- n. A deceiver.
- n. fishing A buoyant device (frequently made of cork) attached to a line so as to suspend the end of the line with the hook (and bait or lure) above the bottom.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. One who, or that which, bobs.
- n. a small float usually made of cork; attached to a fishing line
- From the verb to bob + -er. (Wiktionary)
“BOBBER RIG When you're fishing near a prominent obstruction, around the mouth of atributary, or over weeds, using a bobber is a good approach (you want it as small as possible to minimize the resistance when a pike takes the bait and runs).”
“While a beer can bobber doesn't really do anything for me, I was highly impressed by the shear number of brew brands offered in bobber form.”
“While fishing along side a creek or pond, I may think how different a dragonfly appears and watch it fly to the next area of concern, while my bobber is submerging and dropping like the NYSE.”
“A night crawler and a bobber is good for shallow water trout, (browns and rainbows).”
“Sometimes its not just the lure used but the method and a slip bobber is gold especially when the fish are suspended”
“If the bobber is still visible when the flag pops up, blame the wind or a frenzied shiner.”
“Females spread eggs in long strands over old weedbeds or shallowrocky areas, where fishing a small worm or minnow held just above the bottom bya small bobber is a preferred tactic.”
“Max was trying to retrieve a lost bobber from the water and accidentally caught a minnow in his net.”
“When they first brought it to him, Krus behaved as though the bobber was a venomous cobra.”
“Unless you use a strike indicator (aka bobber), the dry fly's body then glue dubbing, hackle and a hook will sink the fly.”
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