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Synonyms for chum

Synonyms for chum

a person whom one knows well, likes, and trusts

one who shares interests or activities with another

Synonyms for chum

a close friend who accompanies his buddies in their activities

bait consisting of chopped fish and fish oils that are dumped overboard to attract fish

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a large Pacific salmon with small spots on its back

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Critics had said the chumming could attract sharks to popular beaches, but the department of environmental affairs had said the researchers were working too far from shore for it to be a threat.
Chumming is the operative word if you're fly-fishing the ocean.
My buddy James Hosman is a master at chumming up snapper.
Those are the terms: He'll stop chumming,'' Sugar said.
It comes vacuum sealed in a mesh bag--simply open the exterior bag, tie the mesh bag to a line trom your cleat and drop the mesh bag overboard--you're chumming.
So it is not difficult to understand the uproar a couple of years ago when word got out that a charter captain was intentionally attracting great white sharks by dropping buckets of blood, fish parts and a pig's head or two - a practice known as chumming - into the water off Ano Nuevo.
When you're drift chumming like this, every trip is different.
But there's no question that the classic mix for chumming scaled sardines, pinfish and other bait--canned jack mackerel and whole wheat bread--is highly effective.