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Swinger

Swinger: Type of bite indicator used when ledgering to detect line bites by means of a fixed bar attached by a hinged fitting under the
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Snottie

Snottie: Nickname often used by carp anglers to describe a bream. Bream often get caught on baits intended for carp and the nickname refers to ...
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Shock Leader

Shock Leader: A length of heavier line or braid tied to the end of the mainline before the hooklink. A shock leader is designed to ...
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Spey Cast

Spey Cast: Term used to describe a style of roll casting with a fly rod where the line does not pass behind the angler. Used ...
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Spider Hitch

Spider Hitch: Knot used to form a double leader on a fishing line up to 30lb test. ...
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Starlight

Starlight: Term for any luminous lighting device attached to either a rod tip or even a float for fishing during darkness or low light conditions. ...
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Stand Up Rod

Stand Up Rod: Basically any boat rod that is used in a standing up position as opposed to a fighting chair but has become more ...
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Short Stroker

Short stroker:   Original name for stand-up rod to describe the short tip lift, perhaps only 6 inches, before gaining line on the down-wind. ...
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Spade End

Spade End: A flattened end of the shank of a hook to stop the line knot pulling off, as opposed to an "eye" (ring) in which the ...
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Stret Pegging

Something of a lost art - but a method which can be deadly - particularly if sport has been a little slow. Basically the technique ...
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