A fishing tackle
is an equipment used by fishermen for the purpose of fishing. People have been using the term tackle from 1398 AD. Examples of fishing tackles are hooks, lines, rods, reels, baits, etc. Gear which is attached to the end of the fishing line is known as terminal tackle which includes swivels, sinkers, floats, snaps, etc. The various types of fishing tackles differ according to the various fishing techniques. A fishing tackle is also called a fishing gear.