Cabos.com provides you with a sport fishing technical dictionary that has the meanings of most of the technical terms that you need to know for fishing in Los Cabos and in any other place in the world.
Graphite rod.Graphite is used to make fishing rods because of its high resistance and flexibility.
Backing-line.This is the line that is still coiled around the reel and hasn't been released yet.
Floating-line. This is the line that has come out of the reel and is in contact with the water after the angler has cast.
Leaders . This is a thick line that runs alongside the main line and absorbs all the tension produced by the struggling fish, thus preventing the main line from breaking.
Tippets.This is the last piece of transparent line that goes on the leader.
Yosuri, Rappala, Lure, Jig, Spoon . These are different kinds of lures that range from hard to soft and come in many shapes, sizes, weights and colors.
Nickeline.This is a piece of metal about 8 inches long that covers the end of the tippet and stops fish with sharp teeth breaking the line.
Out riggers, Down riggers.These are deep sea fishing rod accessories that help to keep the lines afloat (out) or under the water (down).
Fish finder y Deep sounder.This is a kind of radar integrated into the navigation system of the boat that indicates the depth (deep sounder) and location of fish on a screen.
GPS. This is a device that shows exactly where the boat is in the ocean.
Grand slam.This is where during a tournament an angler catches 3 popular species of fish from a predetermined criteria.