Definitions of fishing

n the act of someone who fishes as a diversion

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fishing with a hook and line (and usually a pole)
cast, casting
the act of throwing a fishing line out over the water by means of a rod and reel
angling with an artificial fly as a lure
troll, trolling
angling by drawing a baited line through the water
bait casting
the single-handed rod casting of a relatively heavy (artificial) bait
fly casting
casting an artificial fly as a lure
a cast that falls beyond the intended spot
surf casting, surf fishing
casting (artificial) bait far out into the ocean (up to 200 yards) with the waves breaking around you
Type of:
field sport, outdoor sport
a sport that is played outdoors

n the occupation of catching fish for a living

Type of:
business, business enterprise, commercial enterprise
the activity of providing goods and services involving financial and commercial and industrial aspects

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