spoon hook


noun Angling.

a fishhook equipped with a spoon lure.

Origin of spoon hook

First recorded in 1855–60
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Examples from the Web for spoon hook

Historical Examples of spoon hook

  • Even Two Arrows dropped a "spoon-hook" to take an interest in that proceeding.

    Two Arrows

    William O. Stoddard

  • I baited the spoon-hook with a live little fish the pilot had procured, and gave her the line.

    Down South

    Oliver Optic

  • The bass absolutely refused to strike at a spoon-hook or pork rind or the new Dowagiac.

    Days in the Open

    Lathan A. Crandall

  • No Nez Percé boy that he had ever heard of had been able to go a-fishing with a joint-rod and a spoon-hook.

    Two Arrows

    William O. Stoddard

  • He unwound a line from a reel, attached a spoon-hook, cast it over and began to troll astern, far in the wake of the canoe.

    The Rival Campers Ashore

    Ruel Perley Smith