Any lure, but usually applied to bigger lures designed for pike. Bar spinner Or just plain spinner. The basic "Mepps"-type lure with a spinning blade mounted on a central wire shaft with a clevis, a drilled weight and a treble hook at the back. From tiny ultra-lite 1/8 oz versions up to 2oz monsters. There are many variations on the basic theme, some have a single hook for fishing through weed or for some species of fish better hooked on singles, some have two (or more) blades, the blades vary immensely in shape from "Colorado" to "willowleaf", the hook or sometimes hooks, can be dressed with "bucktail" or a soft rubber fish or grub. Some bucktails designed for muskie and pike are over 10" long with all the dressing.
The part of a meme-complex that promises to benefit the host (usually in return for replicating the complex). The bait usually justifies, but does not explicitly urge, the replication of a meme-complex. (Donald Going, quoted by Hofstadter.) Also called the reward co-meme. (In many religions, "Salvation" is the bait, or promised reward; "Spread the Word" is the hook. Other common bait co-memes are "Eternal Bliss", "Security", "Prosperity", "Freedom".) (See hook; threat; infection strategy.)
any material excluding scent lures, that is placed to attract an animal by its sense of smell or taste; "bait" does not include those parts of legally taken animals that are not required to be salvaged as edible meat if the parts are not moved from the kill site
Bait or Baiting is the act of worrying or tormenting a chained or confined animal by setting game dogs upon it for sport. The dogs attack with endeavour, bite and tear, with an objective to subdue the opposing animal by incapacitating or killing it. Baiting is a blood sport utilized for entertainment and gambling.