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lure

1. Angling any of various types of brightly-coloured artificial spinning baits, usually consisting of a plastic or metal body mounted with hooks and trimmed with feathers, etc.
2. Falconry a feathered decoy to which small pieces of meat can be attached and which is equipped with a long thong
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At the very beginning of the war our armies were divided, and our sole aim was to unite them, though uniting the armies was no advantage if we meant to retire and lure the enemy into the depths of the country.
THERE'S a saying that some flies and lures are designed to catch anglers not fish.
The Bill Lewis Company has produced and sold more than 150 colors of the Rat-L-Trap because anglers tend to focus on lures' visual appeal.
For those of us who have been around for a while spending time on the water trying to fool fish, it's hard to deny that of all the many developments and innovations that have made fishing better, few inventions have had more positive effect on shallow saltwater fishing than the soft lures which now fill our tackle boxes.
The Makinen Tackle Company's colorful fishing lures, made in Kaleva, Michigan, found a ready market among the nation's avid sport fishermen.
The fact that a sex pheromone lure was not available for this pest until long after such lures had been developed for most other important moth pests of tree crops was probably due, in part, to the unusual complexity of the sex pheromone of this species (Leal et al.
With all the hype surrounding new lures and baits, one often forgets the basics.
The acquired company makes deer lures, scents, and attractants for the hunting enthusiast.
Some lures won't work where I'm fishing and I need to change lures to find what works, but when I find a lure that works at a particular fishing spot, I just keep using the same lure.
Marlborough, MA, July 31, 2013 --(PR.com)-- Lockett Lures Outlet, one of the leading providers of American made fishing tackle, has become the newest sponsor to join EZ Angler (www.ezangler.com), the fastest growing freshwater E-zine on the internet.
Though the boll weevil pheromone has a specific ratio of four component chemicals, commercial lures are formulated with a different ratio of the four pheromone components because the lures are easier and less expensive to manufacture that way.