downrigger

[doun-rig-er]

noun

a fishing line used in trolling that is attached to a weighted cable in order to put lures or bait at a specific depth under a boat, usually near the floor.

Nearby words

  1. downplay,
  2. downpour,
  3. downrange,
  4. downrate,
  5. downregulation,
  6. downright,
  7. downrightly,
  8. downriver,
  9. downs,
  10. downs, the

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