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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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Ferguson believes the small size of individual wheat and milo grains is a benefit to chumming.
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.
First consideration for effective chumming is current.
The suit sought to ban chumming on grounds that it violated federal laws protecting ecological resources in national marine sanctuary waters, which include Ano Nuevo and the Farallon Islands outside San Francisco Bay.
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.
My buddy James Hosman is a master at chumming up snapper.
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.
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.
With smaller baits of 3 inches or less, whole chumming is a good bet for the initial round.