Definition of mending
Mending is used to control the line to get a better presentation while stream or river fishing. Most of the time, anglers mend line when a float or bobber is used in moving water. This keeps the line from getting ahead of the float and causing an unnatural presentation.
Variations of the term mending
• Line control
How to use mending in a sentence
The water was moving so fast that he had to mend several different times during his drift today.