Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. An angler's outfit; angling-gear; the hooks, lines, rods, and other implements of the art of fishing.
“Rabbit tracks and salmon bellies were his diet with a vengeance, for he depended largely on his rifle and fishing-tackle.”
“I ran into Brauer at the recent ICAST fishing-tackle trade show, where we had a long talk and where I asked him for three specific tips that would help readers here perfect their pitching technique.”
“Meeting last October in the back room of a fishing-tackle shop in Ashland, Va.,”
“Which brings up the whole question of consolidation in the fishing-tackle industry.”
“We know that makers of fishing-tackle boxes (like the Plano Molding Co. of Illinois) certainly do.”
“HILDE and LYNGSTRAND, both with fishing-tackle, walk along the bank of the pond.”
“That gentleman, in his usual mood of silence, sate in the stern of the little skiff which they used on such occasions, trimming his fishing-tackle, and, from time to time, indicating by signs to Graeme, who pulled the oars, which way he should row.”
“One defense witness, who identified himself as a former Forest Service employee, brought a fishing-tackle box of ancient sandals, matting, and cordage that he admitted removing from the rockshelter while working for the Forest Service.”
“There was much fishing-tackle on the walls, both men and women being excessively fond of what I suppose may be called angling.”
“The fishing-tackle, Miss Laidlaw tells the Editor (mainly red hackles, tied on hair, not gut), still occupies the drawer, except a few flies which were given, as relics, to the late Mr. Thomas Tod Stoddart.”
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