The Dictionary For Anglers, By Anglers

Find meanings and definitions of the specialized words, phrases, lingo, and terminology used for fishing. It is written by anglers like you, for anglers like you.

Fishing Slang of the Day - July 6

wide-open

Drop A Bait Into The Water, Catch A Fish.

Fishing Slang of the Day - July 5

push pole

A long, 20-foot pole made of wood or graphite, used for silently pushing the boat across the flats, easing within casting ranger of various fish, such as bonefish.

Fishing Slang of the Day - July 4

dinks

Little Fish.

Fishing Slang of the Day - July 3

swivel

A multi-piece metal connector that is able to rotate in order to prevent line twist.

Fishing Slang of the Day - July 2

skirt

Silicone, rubber, or plastic material fashioned around a spinnerbait or similar lure to create the body.

Fishing Slang of the Day - July 1

bowser

seal

Fishing Slang of the Day - June 30

belly

The 'fat' section of a tapered fly line.