cat's whiskers


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cat's whiskers

Something or someone that is highly enjoyable, desirable, or impressive, especially in a fancy or elaborate way. Tom's new Cadillac is really the cat's whiskers! Boy, that singer last night was the cat's whiskers, wasn't she?
See also: whisker
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Higham: Minkies, Hare's Ear patterns, Cat's Whiskers, Bloodworm, White Fritz Nomad.
Patterns: Cat's Whisker, Silver Invicta, Minkie, Silver Muddler.
Fontburn: Dawson's Olive, Cat's Whisker, Black Fritz Kielder: Clan Chief, Orange Blob Knitsley: Bloodworm, Cat's Whisker, Black and Green Buzzers.
He caught on small Cat's Whisker, Olive Lure and Diawl Bach from the jetty, high bank and moor side.
Sharpley: Black Buzzer, Pinky Bloodworm, Yellow Worm, Okey Dokey, Black/ White Zonker, Cat's Whisker, Appetiser, Damsel, Dawson's Olive.
Over the week 48 anglers caught 86 trout, with the top baits being worm and white Power-Bait cocktail, with the top patterns being Dawson's Olive and Cat's Whisker.
Patterns: Dawson's Olive, Black Buzzer, Orange Blob, Black and Peacock Spider, Cat's Whisker.
Chatton: Black Buzzers, various black lures, Dawson's Olives, Cat's Whiskers, Nymphs, Bloodworms, Diawl Bachs.
Alan Pritchard from Hebburn had only one - a fine 14-pounder taken on a Cat's Whisker.
RAINBOWS to 16lb 14oz were caught at JUBILEE LAKES, where black lures, Cat's Whisker, Bloodworm, and brightly coloured Fritz and Zonker have all caught fish.
Langley: Red Diawl Bach, Hare's Ear, Cat's Whisker, Dawson's Olive.
RAINBOWS to 9lb were caught at LOCKWOOD BECK, that one falling to Mark Walker, who caught 15 in a session all on Cat's Whisker fished under an indicator.
Jubilee: Black & Green Lures, Cat's Whiskers, Black Rubber Leg Daddy, Olive Zonker, Damsel, Black Buzzer.
Sharpley: Black/Olive Buzzers, Diawl Bach, Bloodworm, Pinkies, Dinky Doo, Shuttlecocks, Cat's Whiskers, Pennell Nymph.
Sweethope: Intermediate lines with Cat's Whiskers, Dawson's Olives, Black Fritz are doing the best at the moment.