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fishing tackle

noun
  1. all the equipment, such as rods, lines, bait, etc, used in angling
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  • Your fishing-tackle is in the lobby, by the side kitchen door, Cricket.

    Cricket at the Seashore

    Elizabeth Westyn Timlow

  • The study had always been more of a place for guns and fishing-tackle than for books.

    Hopes and Fears

    Charlotte M. Yonge

  • Let us look out our fishing-tackle and drive off at once to the river.

  • At length he said that he should like to go, but pleaded want of rod and fishing-tackle.

    Ernest Bracebridge

    William H. G. Kingston

  • “But we must take my books, and odds and ends, and fishing-tackle,” I cried.

    Patience Wins

    George Manville Fenn