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 - August 2

caddis

A general name for the dozens of subspecies of caddis flies found in trout streams all over the world. Also known as a "sedge," they are characterized by a tent-like wing. Caddis have four stages of development, from egg to larva to pupa to adult.

Fishing Slang of the Day - August 1

willowleaf

A blade design used on spinnerbaits that resembles a half moon.

Fishing Slang of the Day - July 31

schooling

a group of bass chasing baitfish to the surface, where they feed in groups; also called "jumps"

Fishing Slang of the Day - July 30

doormat

Large flounder, roughly the length and weight of a doormat.

Fishing Slang of the Day - July 29

ok ready!

speaks For It’s Self.

Fishing Slang of the Day - July 28

medium runner

a crankbait designed to run 5-10 feet deep

Fishing Slang of the Day - July 27

stick bait

Hard-plastic lure that imitates an injured minnow. Lures may float or suspend depending on construction. Example; Rapala Husky Jerk.