eel buck

eel buck
a large basket used to catch eels. Also called buck

Dictionary of ichthyology. 2009.

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  • Buck Ait — is an island in the River Thames in England. It is on the reach above Shiplake Lock near Sonning.The island is uninhabited and tree covered but sits opposite houses with extensive river frontages. The island shows the effect of soil movement,… …   Wikipedia

  • buck — 1) male sturgeon or male fish generally, sometimes referring to a spawning male 2) a large basket used to catch eels. Also called eel buck …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • Yolla Bolly-Middle Eel Wilderness — The Yolla Bolly Middle Eel Wilderness is a federally designated wilderness area located convert|30|mi|km west of Red Bluff in the state of California. Created by the Wilderness Act of 1964, the land area was originally convert|170195|acre|ha.In… …   Wikipedia

  • Eelbuck — Eel buck , n. An eelpot or eel basket. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Hand net — Fishing for salmon with a hand or dip net on the Fraser River, Canada A hand net, also called a scoop net, is a net or mesh basket held open by a hoop. It may or may not be on the end of a handle. Hand nets have been used since antiquity and can… …   Wikipedia

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