light float

light float

[′līt ‚flōt]
(navigation)
A boatlike structure (smaller than a light vessel and usually unmanned) used instead of a light buoy in waters where strong streams or currents are experienced, or when a greater elevation than that of a light buoy is necessary.
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This was on the Monday so I was at a loose end, the gales not being ideal for light float fishing from the shore.
Dave Rogers fished St Abbs with light float tackle, taking wrasse to 3lb and pollock to to 7lb.
The roach and rudd are also feeding as club official Pat Bill showed with a mixed catch on light float tackle and maggots on the hook.
He says that almost 30 years ago on a Sunday afternoon he saw a blue light float out of number seven, come towards him down the passageway, pass him and disappear around a corner.
Clive, 49, pictured, set up a light float rig but a strong breeze meant missed bites.
The three-hour search also involved an RAF helicopter, which found him clinging to the Breaksea Light Float, after one of the coastguard team thought he might be there.
Shards of reflected light float on the water's brown.
Rudd are a great surface feeder during the summer months, sucking in mouthfuls of floating bread and would be great sport on light float tackle.
Tiny plastic spheres that fluoresce in ultraviolet light float on the liquid's surface.
The innovative Coors Light float featured a shower of realistic-looking snow with the exotic reggaeton rhythms of Tito El Bambino -- that truly brought Rocky Mountain refreshment to life.
Fishing a light float tight to the island at 14 metres, he coaxed 17 small ide, two small mirror carp and a perch on alternated caster, worm, and sweetcorn for 12lb 14oz.
He decided to switch to light float tackle and maggots to try for dace, chub and grayling -and promptly hooked and landed three barbel to 8lb