Glossary Category: Fishing and Boating Terminology

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Wormin

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

Texas Rig 

The method of securing a hook to a soft plastic bait worm, lizard, crawfish, so that the hook is weedless. A slip sinker is threaded onto the line and then a hook is tied to the end of the line. […]

Thermocline 

The layer of water where the temperature changes at least one half a degree per foot of depth. Basically, a layer of water where rising warm and sinking cold water meet.

Tiptop 

Line guide at top of fishing rod.

Topwaters 

Floating hard baits that create some degree of surface disturbance during retrieve.