|국가/구분||United States(US) Patent 등록|
|국제특허분류(IPC7판)||A01K-097/04 A01K-097/18 A01K-097/00 A22C-025/06 A22C-025/00|
|미국특허분류(USC)||043/004; 043/055; 043/053.5|
|발명자 / 주소|
|출원인 / 주소|
|대리인 / 주소||
|인용정보||피인용 횟수 : 3 인용 특허 : 19|
A live eel hook-insertion device. A hand-operated unit is disclosed that generally comprises a T-handle/trigger driving a spring-mounted plunger through a housing, an open-ended eel nesting tube at one end of the housing and defined by a lateral notch, and a distal yoke on the plunger for immobilizing an eel within the nesting tube. The T-handle trigger is actuated to trap the eel, whereupon a hook can be easily inserted into the eel. The nesting tube is further defined by a lengthwise notch to allow extraction of fishing line if the eel backs out of the...
I claim: 1. A live eel immobilizing device, comprising: a tubular housing joined sidealong to an open-ended nesting tube, an interior of said nesting tube defining a first end, a second end, and a small dark confined space for encouraging an eel to wriggle inside, said nesting tube comprising a slot running end-to-end along said nesting tube, said slot allowing communication between the small dark confined space and an exterior of said nesting tube, said nesting tube also comprising a tubular shaped flare with a first end mounted within each of said fir...