rooster tail


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rooster tail

[′rüs·tər ‚tāl]
(hydrology)
A plumelike form of water and sometimes spray that occurs at the intersection of two crossing waves.
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Rooster Tails also have a compact body for easy casting and a hackle dressing to add tail action.
In this regard, investigating the possibility of rooster tail formation is a major issue.
Spinners imitate smaller fish, the versatile soft plastic worm imitates all kinds of species and can be fished in so many different ways, and there are as many artificial lures--frogs, crawdads, rooster tails, spoons, rattletraps, you name it--as you want to buy.
He taught Alex, for example, how to attach his swivel and rooster tail lure to the end of his line.
On Pickwick, as this early period transitions to the next, Hacker often relies on a 1/6-ounce Worden's Rooster Tail and the smaller Strike King Rocket Shad.
A mere rooster tail separated the leading trio down the back straight on lap two and they held station into the final lap, with Zimmerman gradually pulling clear into the final turn to power home to the heat win.
A boat ride with Scott in Jacksonville's backwaters can be somewhat of a thrill ride, consisting of a prop grinding through the creek bottom, often with a rooster tail of mud along the way.
"After fulfilling my lifelong dream of catching a steelhead on the lower Deschutes on a fly rod instead of a Rooster Tail, which I have done."
Head bobbing, hair sprouting like a rooster tail, Ketonen plays the bird who would be human.
At about the same time as Sheldon's discovery, Harold Worden developed a similar design for fishing West Coast rivers, but with a longer, narrower blade that became the Rooster Tail, manufactured by Worden's Lures, today a branch of Yakima Bait Company.
There wasn't much to clean up after they left, so I tied on one of the rooster tail spinners I had brought, but forgot to show Sam and Gus.
You slog back to the cabin, where, along the beach, waves ricochet off the bank, head back to sea and collide with incoming kin, creating a spray that zips down the beach like a hydroplane's rooster tail.