gig vs jig :


  • n  long and light rowing boat; especially for racing
  • n  an implement with a shaft and barbed point used for catching fish
  • n  a cluster of hooks (without barbs) that is drawn through a school of fish to hook their bodies; used when fish are not biting
  • n  tender that is a light ship's boat; often for personal use of captain
  • n  small two-wheeled horse-drawn carriage; with two seats and no hood
  • n  a booking for musicians
    they played a gig in New Jersey

  • n  music in three-four time for dancing a jig
  • n  a fisherman's lure with one or more hooks that is jerked up and down in the water
  • n  a device that holds a piece of machine work and guides the tools operating on it
  • n  any of various old rustic dances involving kicking and leaping
  • v  dance a quick dance with leaping and kicking motions
News & Articles

  • Create a Virtual Concert on GIG-IT to Win Social Media Day VIP Tickets
    GIG-IT, a new social game coming to Facebook in July that lets players create 3D concerts featuring virtual versions of famous musicians, is getting in the Social Media Day spirit GIG-IT is throwing a contest, and one winner will receive two VIP tickets to the big Social Media Day party at New York City's Milk Studios on June 29. To be eligible, you must create and share a virtual concert using ...
    June 27, 2013 - Mashable
  • Gig Harbor Life community calendar for June 28 and beyond
    Gig Harbor Life community calendar of events for the week of June 28 and beyond.
    June 25, 2013 - The Kitsap Sun
  • Gig Harbor commits $10,000 for seasonal trolley service
    The Gig Harbor City Council voted 6-0 Monday night to provide $10,000 from the city’s nondepartmental budget as part of a community partnership that will bring two Pierce Transit trolleys to Gig Harbor for the summer months. Council member Tim Payne was not in attendance.
    June 25, 2013 - The Peninsula Gateway

  • FWC votes 4-3 to pursue jig ban
    BY MARCY SHORTUSE - In a decision that will change the face of tarpon fishing in Boca Grande Pass, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission voted 4-3 to pass a proposal to create new definitions for the term “snagging,” and decided to proceed with a draft ruling that would prohibit the use of bottom-weighted jigs as well.
    June 14, 2013 - The Boca Beacon
  • Give credit to California voters
    A triumphant Gov. Brown and legislative leaders savor an on-time, balanced budget. But two ballot measures helped considerably. SACRAMENTO — The Capitol's three most powerful politicians danced a victory jig Tuesday to celebrate the pending passage of an on-time, balanced state budget. And they did deserve to enjoy the moment.
    June 13, 2013 - Los Angeles Times
  • North Central Minnesota Fishing Report - June 14th, 2013
    East - The walleye bite has been awesome and there are keeping-sized fish in the mix. Most are hitting minnows on the tops and edges of the mud flats during the day. A jig and minnow also is turning walleyes on the rocks in less than 12 feet during the evening hours.
    June 13, 2013 - Outdoor News