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fishing noun

ADJ. good, great This stretch of the river is renowned for its good fishing. | coarse, deep-sea, drift-net, fly-, sea One of his hobbies was fly-fishing. | game, salmon, shark, trout, etc. She has been big game fishing off the coast of Kenya. | commercial, industrial

VERB + FISHING go He goes fishing every weekend.

FISHING + NOUN basket, equipment, gear, line, rod, stool, tackle | boat, craft, fleet, smack, trawler, vessel | hamlet, harbour, port, station, town, village | area, grounds, spot, zone the rich fishing grounds off the coast of Namibia Just below that bridge is a good fishing spot. | activity controls on fishing activity | quotas | agreement The two countries have signed a new fishing agreement. | ban | rights Fishing rights are held by the local angling club. | licence You need a fishing licence to fish in the lake. | expedition, holiday, trip | club | lodge | business, industry, trade | methods, techniques

PREP. ~ for Ecuador announced a ban on fishing for shrimps.