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Old 09-11-2010, 11:05 AM
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Default Re: Fishing Terminology

Nervous Water. -- Water that's being unnaturally disturbed from below

Bowl.--- a cupped section of beach

Wash.-- Section of the shoreline where wave action occurs

Trough. -- Channel in the sand along the shoreline that the wash spills into

White Water.-- Waves breaking as they pass over a sand bar

Finger Bar.-- A sand bar that sticks out like a 'point' from the beach

Ocean Hole -- Deep water drop off at the edge of a sand bar, usually a finger bar

Slough.-- Section of water between a sand bar and the beach

Longshore Current.--- Current that travels parallel to the shore line in the slough

Run Out. -- When the long shore current turns toward the sea

Rip Current.-- "Run out" current exiting the slough through a break in the bars

Bowling. --- Sport you think you should have taken up after a less than stellar day of fishing
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