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barbel

(bär′bəl)
n.
One of the slender, whiskerlike tactile organs extending from the head of certain fishes, such as catfishes. Also called barb1.
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8% SL, respectively) and mandibular barbels (inner mandibular barbel length 9.
He then switched to ledgered luncheon meat which was immediately accepted by the first of three chub caught by the same tactics, although in the process he lost two more big fish, one of them a barbel which tore off downstream and broke free after hitting an underwater snag.
Because she often sees women at their most vulnerable, Barbel, a bubbly, irrepressible character who is given to new-age spiritual speak, will not work if she's not feeling "centred," she said.
The barbel fell to home-made paste offered on a size 8 hook to 10lb breaking strain line.
A 21/1-mile day day ticket stretch around Coleshill and Maxstoke has thrown up roach to 2lb 8oz, barbel to 11lb, plus plenty of chub.
At Twyford Farm where all the barbel were caught, they are holding open matches on all Saturdays and Wednesdays from now until the end of the rivers season next March.
The barbel which is strong and powerful can grow up to 16 pounds and is the ultimate fighter, sometimes referred to as the fresh water shark.
Using an Avon-style rod, Dave, from Romford, Essex, baited his hook with luncheon meat and pretty soon hooked his very first barbel.
DAVE Hutton won't forget his visit to the Birmingham Anglers Association stretch of the River Severn at Ladyham in a hurry after he landed a beautiful 12lb 2oz barbel.
NEWPORT AA member Kevin Small fished his club's stretch of the River Wye at Symonds Yat and netted four barbel to 10.
A GROUP of Teesside anglers are next month visiting France where they hope to catch barbel, chub and bream.