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synonyms for fishing

  • fly-fishing
  • piscary
  • trawling
  • trolling
  • freshwater fishing
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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.
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In the olden days, these fibers were used as bowstrings and fishing nets.
HOW A WASTELAND SHRUB IS BECOMING THE NEXT BIG THING IN FASHIONDANIEL MALLOYAUGUST 28, 2020OZY
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.
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Her team’s findings could inspire new approaches, such as providing refuges and fishing protections for species that can control these spiny reef-eaters.
FISH POOP EXPOSES WHAT EATS THE DESTRUCTIVE CROWN-OF-THORNS STARFISHJAKE BUEHLERJUNE 8, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
The fishing industry, like the meat industry, exacts its share of environmental costs.
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This intimacy arose partly from association while fishing for Cod, which abound in these waters, and partly from trading in furs.
THE JESUIT RELATIONS AND ALLIED DOCUMENTS, VOL. II: ACADIA, 1612-1614VARIOUS
He knows the whole piano literature, and is continually fishing up some new or old pearl or other to surprise one with.
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Alila has still another way of fishing which is not as hard work as diving, though, after all, it is not much fun.
ALILA, OUR LITTLE PHILIPPINE COUSINMARY HAZELTON WADE
They have developed fishing and agriculture, and have brought the tourist into districts little visited before.
FIFTY YEARS OF RAILWAY LIFE IN ENGLAND, SCOTLAND AND IRELANDJOSEPH TATLOW
Above the buildings of the opposite side of the street rose the spars of several fishing-boats; the creek finished at Rosewater.
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WORDS RELATED TO FISHING

  • angling
  • big-game hunting
  • coursing
  • falconry
  • fishery
  • fishing
  • fowling
  • halieutics
  • hawking
  • shooting
  • sporting
  • stalking
  • the hunt
  • trapping
  • venatics
  • venery
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