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noun as in angling

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Masu are also an important food source for local villagers, who can catch scores of them in a leisurely day of ice fishing.

In the olden days, these fibers were used as bowstrings and fishing nets.

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On her account, the Mundugumor thought fishing was an occupation appropriate mainly to women, while the Arapesh considered painting in color to be the exclusive purview of men.

Her team’s findings could inspire new approaches, such as providing refuges and fishing protections for species that can control these spiny reef-eaters.

The fishing industry, like the meat industry, exacts its share of environmental costs.

Like his old man, he keeps it reined in, but when talking about fishing, a true regret seeps out.

You will find one of the best places on earth to go salmon fishing.

But fishing for rationale in harassment is almost always a waste of time.

Sargent said they went skiing in Vail and fishing in Cabo but also talked business.

But as it takes away the safety net, their corpses wind up in fishing nets.

This intimacy arose partly from association while fishing for Cod, which abound in these waters, and partly from trading in furs.

He knows the whole piano literature, and is continually fishing up some new or old pearl or other to surprise one with.

Alila has still another way of fishing which is not as hard work as diving, though, after all, it is not much fun.

They have developed fishing and agriculture, and have brought the tourist into districts little visited before.

Above the buildings of the opposite side of the street rose the spars of several fishing-boats; the creek finished at Rosewater.


On this page you'll find 6 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to fishing, such as: fly-fishing, piscary, trawling, trolling, and freshwater fishing.

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