Glossary Category: Fishing and Boating Terminology

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The act of fishing with a plastic worm, lizard, crawfish, or similar bait.

Trailer Hook 

The extra hook, or cheater hook added to a single hook lure, such as a spinnerbait or weedless spoon.


The imaginary line where one type of bottom material changes to another.

Treble Hook 

Hook with single or bundled shaft and three points.


Employment of any lure retrieval technique or other fishing strategy that causes a bass to strike.

Trolling Motor 

A small electric fishing motor, typically mounted on the bow, that is used as secondary boat propulsion, for boat positioning, and to maneuver quietly in fishing areas.