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Abu

Abu

Abu – Swedish based tackle manufacturers, known for their shore reels.

Adipose Fin

Adipose Fin

Adipose Fin - A small fleshy lump which appears behind the dorsal fin on game fish such as salmon and trout.

Aeration tank

Aeration tank

Aeration tank - A tank or container used to keep bait alive by pumping a supply of air or fresh sea water into it. Also known as a livebait tank or well or vivier.

Amnesia

Amnesia

Amnesia - A low memory fishing line which recovers from twists when tensioned particularly good for hook snoods.

Anadromous

Anadromous

Anadromous - Fish that hatch and rear in fresh water then migrate to the sea to grow and mature. They then return to fresh water to spawn and reproduce. The salmon is the most common of this type of fish.

Anal fin

Anal fin

Anal fin - The fin behind the vent.

Angler

Angler

Angler – Anyone who uses a rod and line for fishing. Those who fish for sport in saltwater are commonly known as recreational sea anglers.

Angling Trust

Angling Trust

Angling Trust - The governing body for sea angling in England. Selects international teams for Home Internationals and CIPS events.

Anti-kink

Anti-kink

Anti-kink - A device which helps to prevent line twist when spinning.

Artificial

Artificial

Artificial - Any bait which is man-made, may be plastic, wood or metal.

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