fishing gear

fishing gear
noun
gear used in fishing
Syn: ↑tackle, ↑fishing tackle, ↑fishing rig, ↑rig
Hypernyms: ↑gear, ↑paraphernalia, ↑appurtenance
Member Meronyms:
bob, ↑bobber, ↑cork, ↑bobfloat, ↑fishhook, ↑fishing line, ↑fishing rod, ↑fishing pole, ↑gaff, ↑harpoon, ↑landing net, ↑reel, ↑spear, ↑gig, ↑fizgig, ↑fishgig, ↑lance, ↑spinner
Part Meronyms: ↑gig

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