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The activity of catching fishing, whether for private or commercial purposes.

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Fishing; Fishing tools

A fishing-hook. Also, a rod and line.


Fishing; Fishing tools

A long bag-shaped fishing net held open by a series of hoops, laid horizontally in water.

fisherman's knot

Fishing; Fishing tools

The fisherman's knot is a bend (a knot for joining two lines) with a symmetrical structure consisting of two overhand knots, each tied around the standing part of the other. Other ...


Biology; Marine biology

Electrofishing is the practice of feeding a weak electrical charge into the water to stun fish so that they become momentarily incapacitated and float to the surface, usually ...


Fishing; Fishing tools

"A method of fishing using several lines, each hooked and baited, which are slowly dragged behind the vessel."