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Bow Wave

A slang term for the initial shock of a change decreed by upper management. The term has a slightly negative connotation, but the situation is usually considered to be temporary.
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This study also examined the pattern of flow and the possibility of rooster tail formation in discharge tunnel.
At about the same time as Sheldon's discovery, Harold Worden developed a similar design for fishing West Coast rivers, but with a longer, narrower blade that became the Rooster Tail, manufactured by Worden's Lures, today a branch of Yakima Bait Company.
There wasn't much to clean up after they left, so I tied on one of the rooster tail spinners I had brought, but forgot to show Sam and Gus.
You slog back to the cabin, where, along the beach, waves ricochet off the bank, head back to sea and collide with incoming kin, creating a spray that zips down the beach like a hydroplane's rooster tail.
Those signing up will receive Trilene fishing line, Power Bait samples and a Western Hoegee tackle pack that comes with a stringer, Rooster Tail or Panther Martin lures and more.
Photo: Quick, sharp turn of kneeboard sends upa rooster tail of spray; strap over thighs keeps rider secure on the board
I landed a 10-inch rainbow trout, using lightweight line on a small spinning reel with a pink Rooster Tail spinner with a gold blade.
Then, with a heavy right foot, I used the 340bhp and 450Nm of torque from the 3-litre V6 to power our way up the other side kicking up giant icy, sandy rooster tails along the way.
In 20 minutes, we must have shot 10 or 12 birds, our orange vests spilling rooster tails.
In-line spinners such as Panther Martins, Mepps, and Rooster Tails in the largest sizes will work very well, but the Lambo Lure Spinner is a heavy-duty lure designed for strong, toothy fish like gar.
Four rooster tails were closely matched at the end of lap one and Kelly appeared to be edging clear of Zimmerman when Thompson rode up over the back of Perkins's U-21 Snoqualmie Casino on the exit of turn one and flipped over at speed.
I have a few old time muskie spinners that look like rooster tails on steroids, and Roadrunner jig heads with the little spinner underneath that might be considered illegal.