ovoviviparous fish
14 Nov 2014

Ovoviviparous fish

Ovoviviparous fish – Fish whose eggs are fertilized and hatched within the female’s body. The eggs are enclosed in separate membranes and the embryos within them receive no nourishment from the mother. Most sharks and rays are ovoviviparous.

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oviparous fish
14 Nov 2014

Oviparous fish

Oviparous fish – Fish that lay eggs from which the young later hatch.

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overhead cast
14 Nov 2014

Overhead cast

Overhead cast – The basic casting style where the rod is pulled straight over the head and the lead starts in the air.

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backlash crack off
14 Nov 2014

Over-run

Over-run – see Backlash

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outrigger
14 Nov 2014

Outrigger

Outrigger – A pole device used when trolling to spread baits or lure out from the side of the boat.

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operculum
14 Nov 2014

Operculum

Operculum – The plate which covers the gills.

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off the ground cast
14 Nov 2014

Off the ground

Off the ground – A casting style where the terminal tackle is laid out on the beach with the lead straight out behind the angler prior to casting.

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nylon monofilament
14 Nov 2014

Nylon monofilament

Nylon monofilament – A single strand of nylon used both as main line and for producing traces and rigs. Also known simply as mono or nylon.

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nuisance fish
14 Nov 2014

Nuisance fish

Nuisance fish – Any fish which is not the target species.

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non return slide
14 Nov 2014

Non-return slide

Non-return slide – a wire boom which is designed only to move in one direction when line is under tension. Used for sliding baits.

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