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bob

1
1. Bell-ringing a particular set of changes
2. Angling
a. short for bobfloat
b. the topmost fly on a cast of three, often fished bobbing at the surface
c. this position on a wet-fly cast

bob

2
1. a dangling or hanging object, such as the weight on a pendulum or on a plumb line
2. a polishing disc on a rotating spindle. It is usually made of felt, leather, etc., impregnated with an abrasive material
3. Angling a small knot of worms, maggots, etc., used as bait
4. Prosody a very short line of verse at the end of a stanza or preceding a rhyming quatrain (the wheel) at the end of a stanza
5. a refrain or burden with such a short line or lines
6. a docked tail, esp of a horse

bob

[bäb]
(metallurgy)
A feeding device for providing molten metal to a casting during solidification to prevent shrinkage.

plumb bob, plummet

A shaped metal weight which is suspended from the lower end of a line to determine the vertical. (See illustration p. 744.)

Bob

David Betz. A tiny object-oriented language.

ftp://ftp.mv.com/pub/ddj/packages/bob15.arc.

[Dr Dobbs J, Sep 1991, p.26].
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Jose studied an oversized cork bobber trapped in the sand and thought about his family.
Now just lift the bobber an inch or two off the water, and let if flutter and fall.
This looked more like the fishing you see in a Normal Rockwell painting - a bobber, a worm and fishing rods at rest.
The other was going to Bob Bobber for lessons when he started playing golf in the late 1960s.
The bags will also contain food certificates for McDonald's, a pass to the Lake Arrowhead Children's Museum, Bullet Ultra Steel Weights, Mustad Hooks, an Airlite bobber, bubble gum and a Trilene/Fireline knot card and tag.
For a fun cartoon on life jacket safety, visit Bobber the Water Safety Dog at http://bobber.
Two items you must have: a tiny rubber bobber stopper (sold several to a package at Bass Pro Shops and other retailers) and a tiny barrel swivel.
Visual elements of the original bobber movement are combined with the raw, hand-hewn style embraced by today's young builders.
Fish such holes with bait on "like a 10- or 12-foot dropper off a bobber," Haugen said, even in water that "is barely moving - so slow that you think you can't even fish it.
It can be as simple as swinging a cane pole and bobber away from the bank and out a few feet from the shoreline.
Every Saturday and Sunday stores will be offering free craft activities for the kids including decorating a fishing bobber, making key chains, designing their own birdhouse, creating plaster animal tracks and painting a souvenir wooden lure for Dad.
My bobber floats still as the countless downed trees that line shoreline and shallow water.