Results starting with 'H'

Hackle
Feathers from around the head and neck of a bird and used to tie fishing flies.
Hair jig
A type of jig dressed with any number of types of animal or synthetic hair.
Hard bait
any lure made predominantly of hard plastic, wood, composite or other hard materials
Hawg
slang term for large bass of any species
Headboat
A government fisheries term for partyboat. Basically a fishing boat for hire that carries more than six people. The average is more like 30 anglers, and sometimes more than 100. With that many lines, you mostly fish straight down with heavy tackle for bottom fish.
Hemp
Kelp Pattie, Kelp Beds
High sticking
In fly fishing, a nymphing technique in which the rod is held high during the drift to reduce drag and maintain maximum contact with the fly.
Hole jumping
the practice of knowingly fishing a location that was previously discovered to be productive by someone else — usually another competitor in a tournament; it is generally considered to be unethical, though it may not be against any rules
Hollywood
term Used For The Guy That Fishes With The Clicker On Each Time The Fish Runs.
Hone
To sharpen hooks or knives with a stone.
Honey hole
an extremely productive fishing spot
Hook set
the process by which the hook is driven into the mouth of a fish
Hook-up!
term Used When You Have Hooked Into A Fish.
Hoppers
A good-sized live shrimp sold at the marinas, usually a white shrimp.
Hula grub
Soft plastic curly-tailed grub, with a soft skirt type feature at the head of the grub.
Hump
Section of the lake bottom that rises vertically toward the surface, or is shallower than the area around it. A submerged island would be considered a hump.
Hung
As In Hooked Up With A Big Fish. Not To Brag, But I’m “hung”.
Hypolimnion
the layer of water below the thermocline