Refers to fish habitat or fish that are warmwater species, such as largemouth bass, sunfish, and catfish, as opposed to coldwater species such as trout, grayling and salmon or cool-water species such as northern pike and walleye.
- Browse Related Terms: Bass, bluegill or bluegills, Cube' powder, damselfly, game fish or game-fish, IGFA, marker buoy, nongame fish, pan fish, Parr, parr marks, pike, redd, Sporting, strain, Taxonomist, warmwater
All land area from which run-off water may enter a pond or lake.
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A protective device on fishing hooks to prevent picking up weeds.
- Browse Related Terms: angleworm, Barb, barbless, bobber, break-off, disgorger, fishhook, foul-hook, in-line spinner, leadhead, lead-head, slow roll or slow rolling, snagging, stinger-hook, tail-spinners, trailer hook, Treble, treble hook, weedguard
Term typically applied to the weighing in of fish at a tournament.
- Browse Related Terms: black bass, bluebird skies, brownie, bucketmouth, catfish, downlake, downriver, downshore, and downstream, downcurrent, earthworm, electro-fishing, electro-fish, electro-shocking, forage, hawg, honey hole, lunker, professional overrun, take-out, weigh-in, yellow cat
A type of true bass that is only found at Lake Pleasant in Arizona. White bass are related to striped bass and yellow bass. None of these bass are native Arizona fish.
- Browse Related Terms: anchovy or anchovies, Apache trout, brookie, brookies, brook trout, brown trout, crappie or crappies, crayfish or crawfish, cutthroat trout or cutthroat, Gila trout, grayling, live baitfish, nonnative fish, rainbow trout, rainbows, shad, shiner, striped bass, threadfin shad, white bass, yellow bass
A popular type of wet fly often used by fly anglers fishing lakes.
- Browse Related Terms: Backing, bag limit, Bait restrictions, bead-headed midges, Break, dry fly, Edge effect, float tube, fly, flies, Light Cahill, mayfly, night-fisherman, peacock ladies, Pro, San Juan worms, wet fly, wooly worm, or wooly bugger, zug bug
The act of using worms, either natural or man-made, to catch fish, although the term worming typically refers to the act of using artificial worms to catch fish.
- Browse Related Terms: artificial lures and flies, California rig or California-rigged, chum, holding area, hump, Lure, night crawler, organic baits, pattern, worm-fishing (worm-fisherman)