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A type of long float designed to be especially sensitive to movement of the bait, chiefly used in semi-still water.
- ‘I also carry a good selection of straight peacock wagglers for fishing further out and when there is not much flow in Winter.’
- ‘This style of fishing uses a waggler to present a bait well up in the water.’
- ‘I have used ordinary coarse fishing wagglers as bite detectors when fishing a sprat close in and believe me it catches plenty of pike.’
- ‘To reduce this effect I tend to use large bodied wagglers, which are more stable in the water and are not dragged out of position so easily.’
- ‘I have a small tackle box that holds a variety of wagglers, trotting floats, leads, spinners, shot and hooks.’
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