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Synonyms for hooking

a golf shot that curves to the left for a right-handed golfer

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Hooking a bait through the shoulder while on the slow troll gets it deeper, but it puts a lot of stress on the bait if you go any faster than a bump troll (idle speed, in and out of gear).
We undertook this study from 2012 through 2014 to gather data on the effects of circle and J hooks on hooking outcome, frequency of deep hooking, and catch rate in the recreational shark fishery off Maryland.
Overdoing it during one of the first hooking sessions has forced many a player off to the sidelines for extended periods of recuperation.
Most research on hooking up has identified individual characteristics of college students who hook up (e.g., Fielder & Carey, 2010; Owen, Rhoades, Stanley, & Fincham, 2010; Paul et al., 2000).
"Students with strong ties to peers and frequent peer conversation about sex were more strongly related to participation in hook-ups and more favorable attitudes towards hooking up," she added.
I have been hooking rugs since the 1970s and have given them to family members as gifts for their homes.
For the best possible hooking when a fish takes your fly, begin your strike with a deliberate, smooth line strip until you feel the fish, then make two or three fast hook sets with the rod.
While looking at this lure and remembering how bluegills harass my 5-inch baits, I thought, "What bull bluegill on the planet could possibly resist these?" This lure was perfect to capitalize on the sometimes aggressive nature of large bluegills, but it would need to be rigged in a way that yielded a high hooking percentage with their little mouths.
Various studies have assessed their efficacy in terms of hooking and landing rates, and their worth as a conservation tool.
Literature on a variety of species and fishing strategies provides evidence that catch rates with circle hooks can be maintained (but rates of deep hooking are reduced) when compared with catch rates with conventional J hooks (Cooke and Suski, 2004).
The rug maker, usually in China or India, then uses a hooking gun, either electric or manual, to insert yarn from the back to create the pattern.
For the record, though, we have been covering scientific studies examining hooking mortality for almost four decades.
I fish J and circle hooks on mullet, both with good results, but I noticed that with a J hook, hooking bait through the roof of the mouth resulted in more hookups than through the back.
Abstract--We evaluated the conservation benefits of the use of circle hooks compared with standard J hooks in the recreational fishery for Atlantic istiophorid billfishes, noting hooking location and the presence of trauma (bleeding) for 123 blue marlin (Makaira nigricans), 272 white marlin (Kajikia albida), and 132 sailfish (Istiophorus platypterus) caught on natural baits rigged with one of the two hook types.
* Researchers compared two different sizes of carp hooks (#6 and #1) and found that hook size affected catch rate, fish size, relative hooking depth, anatomical hooking location, and frequency of injuries.