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spoon hook

noun, Angling.
a fishhook equipped with a spoon lure.
Origin of spoon hook
1855-60 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • No Nez Perc√© boy that he had ever heard of had been able to go a-fishing with a joint-rod and a spoon-hook.

    Two Arrows William O. Stoddard
  • Even Two Arrows dropped a "spoon-hook" to take an interest in that proceeding.

    Two Arrows William O. Stoddard
  • He unwound a line from a reel, attached a spoon-hook, cast it over and began to troll astern, far in the wake of the canoe.

    The Rival Campers Ashore Ruel Perley Smith
  • I baited the spoon-hook with a live little fish the pilot had procured, and gave her the line.

    Down South Oliver Optic
  • The bass absolutely refused to strike at a spoon-hook or pork rind or the new Dowagiac.

    Days in the Open Lathan A. Crandall

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