false casting
02 Apr 2014

False casting

False casting – When fly fishing, a forward casting action used to gauge the ideal distance of a cast or to increase the speed of a line and resultant distance.

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fast drop jig
02 Apr 2014

Fast drop jig

Fast drop jig – See speed jig.

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fast action rod
02 Apr 2014

Fast-action rod

Fast-action rod – A rod with a stiff butt and mid section with most of the bend in the tip.

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feathers
02 Apr 2014

Feathers

Feathers – once used to apply to lures which comprised dyed feathers whipped to a hook this term is now a generic name for any small lures fished paternoster style.

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fighting chair
02 Apr 2014

Fighting chair

Fighting chair – A swivel chair bolted to the deck of a big-game boat. The angler is strapped in by a harness and either the harness or the chair is equipped with a butt pad or rod socket.

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filleting knife
02 Apr 2014

Filleting knife

Filleting knife – A thin bladed, sharp knife used to clean and fillet fish or cut squid and fish baits.

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a fish
02 Apr 2014

Fish

Fish – Any finned species that is a target for the angler. See here for species details.

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fishfinder sounder
02 Apr 2014

Fishfinder

Fishfinder- An electronic device that is used to detect depth and the nature of the seabed beneath a boat. Depending upon the set it may also be possible to identify both shoals of fish and in shallow water single fish.

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fishing sport
02 Apr 2014

Fishing

Fishing – A generic term for angling as performed by an angler.

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fixed leger rig
02 Apr 2014

Fixed leger

Fixed leger – A leger rig where the weight is fixed to the hook trace and when the fish picks up the bait it immediately feels resistance from the lead. See leger.

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