Definition of Fishing rig
1. Noun. Gear used in fishing.
Member holonyms: Bob, Bobber, Bobfloat, Cork, Fishhook, Fishing Line, Fishing Pole, Fishing Rod, Gaff, Harpoon, Landing Net, Reel, Fishgig, Fizgig, Gig, Lance, Spear, Spinner
Generic synonyms: Appurtenance, Gear, Paraphernalia
Terms within: Gig
Lexicographical Neighbors of Fishing Rig
Literary usage of Fishing rig
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Windows for Sermons: A Study of the Art of Sermonic Illustration, Together by Louis Albert Banks (1902)
"He was rich, and so he got up the most remarkable fishing-rig that had ever gone into those woods. Such a fishing-suit the natives never had seen. ..."
2. Sessional Papers by Canada Parliament (1895)
"I caught about $-iOO worth offish in 1892, and I got 3£ cents a pound, but with the same fishing rig I got much less in 1893. ..."
3. The Call of the Surf by Van Campen Heilner, Frank Stick (1920)
"With the regular fishing rig and baited hook a cast of half this distance is more than sufficient, and farther by several feet than the average surf man ..."
4. Be a Good Boy: Good-bye, and Other Back Home Poems by John Lincoln Shroy (1906)
"... Tells us that spring has come;— It seems to me that I must dig Some worms without delay, And with old clothes and fishing rig, Go down to old Pequea. ..."