n.— «In the wake of a controversy that engulfed the Derby this fall, two respected Island organizations have asked the Massachusetts Division of Marine Fisheries (DMF) to ban a fishing method known as yo-yoing…a fishing method that involves bouncing a baitfish weighted with lead. In many cases a yo-yo rig is created when a lead weight is inserted in a baitfish such as menhaden. A wood or metal skewer or wire is inserted in the fish to maintain the baitfish’s shape. The hooked bait is then bounced, or yo-yoed. A striped bass that swallows the bait also ingests the weight and skewer.» —“Island fishermen seek ban on yo-yoing” by Nelson Sigelman Martha’s Vineyard Times (Massachusetts) Dec. 13, 2007. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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