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spinner

1. Informal a spin doctor
2. Cricket
a. a ball that is bowled with a spinning motion
b. a bowler who specializes in bowling such balls
3. a streamlined fairing that fits over and revolves with the hub of an aircraft propeller
4. a fishing lure with a fin or wing that revolves when drawn through the water
5. an angler's name for the mature adult form (imago) of various flies, especially the mayflies

spinner

[′spin·ər]
(engineering)
Automatically rotatable radar antenna, together with directly associated equipment.
Part of a mechanical scanner which rotates about an axis, generally restricted to cases where the speed of rotation is relatively high.

spinner

spinner
i. A streamlined housing, covering, hub, or boss of a propeller, fitted coaxially and rotating with the propeller. A spinner helps smoothen the airflow as it enters the cooling opening in the engine cowling.
ii. Something that spins, such as the arming vanes on certain bomb fuses or a rotating radar antenna.
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Light to medium action 6'6" spinning rods and Stella reels spooled with 10-141b fluorocarbon or braid line, served all their main techniques--throwing spinnerbaits fitted with Triple Ripple trailers (red or chartreuse) or earthworms, or casting Effzetts, and various Rapalas.
By the end of the night I'm thinking walleyes probably prefer the slow, distressed wobble of the stickbait, but I also know the spinnerbait fishes more efficiently in this situation.
5:1 range, and 7:1 reels for spinnerbaits and cranks.
Spinnerbaits are great high-water tools, and single-willowleaf models get deeper and stay down better than Colorado, Indiana, or tandem blades.
And as is the case across many places in southern Africa, recently filled dams will have plenty of submerged structure and new weed growth ideal for spinnerbait fishing.
While Slopmasters and other tandem spinnerbaits can be retrieved straight like a spinner, they have an added benefit.
Use a 5/8 ounce jig-head dressed with living rubber--similar to that seen on spinnerbaits.
A reaction-bite specialist whose go-to lure is a spinnerbait, Best plans to fish under docks and around brush using ``hardware'' to lure larger bass prone to pounce on fast-moving forage.
Shumpert, who opted to fish for largemouth bass while many pros targeted the lake's more aggressive spotted bass, landed his limit using a spinnerbait, jig and trick worm.
A spinnerbait is a good choice here, due to its mostly snagless configuration.
The fish were caught on spinnerbait between 0600 and 0615, weighed and released within 30 minutes.
dentist has incorporated the nickel-titanium used to make dental files into a new spinnerbait that will take a beating and keep on fishing.