Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A substance, such as a pheromone, that attracts insects or other animals.

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  • noun anything that attracts, but especially a substance (such as a pheromone) that attracts insects or other animals

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Examples

  • My choice of attractant is a 1/24th or 1/16th oz. rooster tail and my rod is right at 5 '.

    Putting the "Fly" in Flyfishing?

  • My choice of attractant is a 1/24th or 1/16th oz. rooster tail and my rod is right at 5 '.

    Putting the "Fly" in Flyfishing?

  • All submitted answers are subject to the rules set forth in our Privacy Policy and Terms of Use. from derobbins wrote 1 year 2 weeks ago yes I have used them but with little or no success. the problem with any airborn attractant is that they have a limited range, it all depends on how fast the wind is blowing air temp, humidity, pressure and so on. think of it like this you see a dead possom on the side of the road on a hot humid day stinks like you know what right. now then the same possom on a cold winter day when the humidity is low. very little smell right. while buck bombs, doe pee, etc do work they are best used to bring bucks in from a short distance away.

    Has Anyone ever used buck bomb and had it work if so i must be doin something wrong

  • All Answers from derobbins wrote 1 year 2 weeks ago yes I have used them but with little or no success. the problem with any airborn attractant is that they have a limited range, it all depends on how fast the wind is blowing air temp, humidity, pressure and so on. think of it like this you see a dead possom on the side of the road on a hot humid day stinks like you know what right. now then the same possom on a cold winter day when the humidity is low. very little smell right. while buck bombs, doe pee, etc do work they are best used to bring bucks in from a short distance away.

    Has Anyone ever used buck bomb and had it work if so i must be doin something wrong

  • Ms Thorne said fisheries officers would first use a baited drumline and put "attractant" in the water to try to hook the shark.

    PegasusNews.com stories

  • Thorne said fisheries officers would first use a baited drumline and put "attractant" in the water to try to hook the shark.

    UnderwaterTimes.com News of the Underwater World

  • The WA committee's determination on the best way to exterminate a shark starts with setting out bait and "attractant", luring the shark to be hauled aboard a ship.

    TreeHugger

  • The WA committee's determination on the best way to exterminate a shark starts with setting out bait and "attractant", luring the shark to be hauled aboard a ship.

    TreeHugger

  • The WA committee's determination on the best way to exterminate a shark starts with setting out bait and "attractant", luring the shark to be hauled aboard a ship.

    TreeHugger

  • Ideology is to these homilists what ale is to the Trappist: a stimulating attractant that may pull unbelievers toward the larger cause of loyal listenership.

    The Listener

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