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Hunting, shooting and fishing equipment

bait

noun

food used for attracting and catching fish, birds, or animals

barb

noun

a short curved point on something such as a fishing hook that makes it difficult to remove

cockpit

noun

a place where cockfights are held

creel

noun

a basket used for keeping fish that you have just caught

creel

noun

a container used for catching fish, especially lobsters

decoy

noun

a real or artificial bird used for attracting other birds by people who hunt them

dragnet

noun

a net pulled along the bottom of an area of water to collect things

drifter

noun

a boat that has a net that floats next to it, used for catching fish

drift net

noun

a very large net for catching fish that hangs upright in the sea

fishing line

noun

strong string used with a fishing rod for catching fish

fishing rod

noun

a long thin pole that you use with a fishing line and a hook for catching fish

fishing tackle

noun

the equipment that you use to catch fish

fishnet

noun

a string net used for catching fish

fleet

noun

all the boats used for fishing from one port, area, or country, or for a particular type of fish

float

noun

an object used in fishing that floats on the water

fly

noun

a small hook made to look like an insect, fixed to the end of a fishing line and used for catching fish

gaff

noun

a pole with a hook on the end, used for pulling large fish out of water

gin trap

noun

an object used for catching small animals and birds

ground bait

noun

pieces of food etc that someone who is fishing throws in the water to attract fish. The American word is chum.

harpoon

noun

a weapon consisting of a blade on a pole fixed to a rope, used for hunting whales and big fish

hook

noun

a small curved piece of metal or plastic used for catching fish at the end of a line

lobster pot

noun

a basket with a lid that is dropped into the sea to catch lobsters

lure

noun

an object used for attracting fish or animals that you want to catch

net

noun

a bag made of net fixed to a long stick, used for catching butterflies, fish, or other things

reel

noun

the part of a fishing rod that you turn to make the line longer or shorter

rod

noun

a fishing rod

shark net

noun

a long net that is put out in the sea to prevent sharks from coming near to the beach and attacking people who are swimming

shotgun

noun

a long gun that is used especially for hunting birds and animals

sinker

noun

a heavy object used in fishing to carry the line or the net to the bottom of the water

snare

noun

a piece of equipment used for catching an animal. It consists of a wire or rope that is pulled tightly round the animal.

tackle

noun

special equipment that people use for sports such as fishing or rock climbing

trap

noun

a piece of equipment used for catching animals

trawl

noun

a large net that is pulled through the water to catch fish

trawler

noun

a boat used for fishing by pulling a large net through the water

trawl net

noun

a trawl for catching fish

waders

noun

rubber boots or a combination of trousers and rubber boots that people wear when they stand in water to fish

sandwich generation

a generation … who are balancing working life with caring for both their teenage children and elderly parents

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