Straw Boss


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Straw Boss

A member of a work crew who supervises the crew in addition to performing normal duties alongside them.
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Snook, seatrout, redfish, tarpon and jacks have all fallen victim to the Straw Boss. Because of its swaying motion, most strikes occur on the initial fall, and when stripped, the bullet-shaped head pushes water just as a finger mullet might.
If so, the company's Straw Boss performs many of the same functions but without the desktop component or notification features.
The straw boss had the job of leading the field, and all choppers or "hoe'ers," as some were called, were expected to maintain a steady gait and not lag behind.