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18:55 Jan 17, 2020
English to Dutch translations [PRO]
Additional field(s): Fisheries, Sports / Fitness / Recreation
English term or phrase: crankbait
Definition from Oxford:
A lure with a shape that enables it to dive and stay under water, typically via a flat lip on the front.

Example sentence(s):
  • When the water temperature reaches the 52- to 55-degree range in the spring, try medium-diving crankbaits in crawfish patterns. A couple of weeks after the spawn the fish start moving away from the banks a little bit and then the shad-color crankbaits (shallow and medium divers) are real productive. Bass lose interest in chasing lures during summer, but you can still trigger strikes banging deep-diving crankbaits along the bottom. Karl's Bait and Tackle
  • The key with shallow-diving crankbaits is to fish them with no regard to getting them hung up. While this may seem crazy for a lure that has two treble hooks attached, shallow-divers actually do not hang up often if you reel them in fast enough. FIX
  • Selecting the best crankbait is a more involved process than with most other bass lures. There are many factors to consider on these baits. But the most important factor is how deep do you want it to dive. Crankbaits can run from just barely below the surface to as deep as thirty-five feet. Best Bass Fishing Lures
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4 +1plug
Ronald van Riet


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38 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +1

Definition from own experience or research:
Een plug is een min of meer visvormig kunstaas dat door middel van een uitstekende lip aan de voorkant of afplatting van de bovenkant aan de voorkant tijdens het voorttrekken op ongeveer constante diepte wordt gehouden. Door harder en minder hard te trekken kan de diepte van het kunstaas worden gevarieerd.

Example sentence(s):
In de referentie wordt de term "Kunstaas plug" gebruikt, maar vissers onder elkaar noemen hem simpelweg een "plug".
Ronald van Riet
Local time: 14:15
Native speaker of: Native in DutchDutch, Native in EnglishEnglish

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Yes  Michel de Ruyter
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