a weighted plastic container added to a fishing line and filled with groundbait or maggots to attract fish to the neighbourhood of the hook and its bait by slow release of the attractive contents. See also feeder

Dictionary of ichthyology. 2009.

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  • feeder — 1) a tributary that runs into a larger water body 2) in European angling a container that carries groundbait along with the rig. It is usually a small cylinder 4 cm x 2 cm with a lead strip at the base to give it some weight and it is attached by …   Dictionary of ichthyology

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