spoon hook

  1. a fishhook equipped with a spoon lure.

Origin of spoon hook

First recorded in 1855–60

Words Nearby spoon hook

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How to use spoon hook in a sentence

  • 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
  • And always at such times they struck savagely at a glittering spoon hook.

    Poor Man's Rock | Bertrand W. Sinclair
  • I baited the spoon-hook with a live little fish the pilot had procured, and gave her the line.

    Down South | Oliver Optic
  • Even Two Arrows dropped a "spoon-hook" to take an interest in that proceeding.

    Two Arrows | William O. Stoddard