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troll

1. n. an ugly person; a grouchy person. Gee, that dame is a real troll. What’s her problem?
2. n. an internet user who sends inflammatory or provocative messages designed to elicit negative responses or start a flame-war. (As a fisherman trolls for an unsuspecting fish.) Don’t answer those silly messages. Some troll is just looking for an argument.
3. n. a message sent by a troll (sense 2). Every time I get a troll, I just delete it.

troll booth

n. a (highway) toll booth. There’s another troll booth up ahead!
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A 1/4-ounce weight followed by a light lure, such as a Needlefish, trolled at the end of 100 feet of 4-pound test monofilament line is a good starting rig.
Recently, Bollywood diva Priyanka Chopra was trolled for wearing a small dress while meeting Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
While trolling natural baits may offer a more lifelike bait presentation and introduce the element of scent into your trolling spread, natural baits cannot be trolled as fast as lures without washing out.
Rigged naked or skirted natural baits on 80-to 150-pound fluorocarbon leaders and circle hooks are either trolled directly behind and adjacent to the dredges outside of the prop-wash or are dropped back to a fish once it is spotted investigating a dredge.
Unlucky tuna feathers were trolled while the vessel made its way through worsening weather toward an area of open water where schools of bluefin had recently been targeted by the San Diego multiday fleet - but where usually only one boat a day had landed any generous scores of the tough-fighting tuna.
Both are under-utilized practices that allow baits to be trolled deeper and more easily.
Jayarajan had been widely trolled a few months ago, when he mistook legendary boxer Muhammad Ali for a Kerala sportsman, and offered his condolences to the "famous sportsman from Kerala".
A strong strike could knock an angler off even if the rod is trolled off the rear of the board.
Angling technique: Striped: trolled marlin jigs or slow-trolled bait - mackerel, caballito.
In the Big Bend portion of the Gulf, the water is so shallow for so many miles offshore that grouper can be trolled without particularly deep running gear, but along most of the rest of the Gulf Coast if you can't troll at least 25 feet deep, you're not really in the game.
Tray baits - brined herring and sardines that don't fall apart while being trolled - are employed in a couple of techniques.
Inshore fishing gives you a wide variety of targets and every one of them will hit a trolled bait.