Definition of terminal tackle

The floats, hooks, weights, snaps, and swivels attached to the end or near the end of fishing line. Often overlooked as specialized items, anglers who use high-quality terminal tackle typically have more success than those who pay little attention to the quality, sizes, and styles of the terminal tackle.

Variations of the term terminal tackle

• snaps
• swivels
• hooks
• split shot
• floats
• bobbers
• sinkers
• weights
• shot
• split rings

How to use terminal tackle in a sentence

Your terminal tackle needs to be high-quality or you'll lose fish.