coarse fishing

UK / US noun [uncountable] British
the activity of catching fish in a river or lake, except for trout or salmon

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  • Coarse fishing — is a term used in the United Kingdom and Ireland for angling for coarse fish, which are those types of freshwater fish other than game fish (trout, salmon and char). The sport and the techniques used are particularly popular in the United Kingdom …   Wikipedia

  • coarse fishing — noun • • • Main Entry: ↑coarse * * * coarse fishing UK US noun [uncountable] british the activity of catching fish in a river or lake, except for trout or salmon Thesaurus: hunting, shooting and fishing …   Useful english dictionary

  • coarse fishing — n [U] BrE the sport of catching fish, except for ↑trout or ↑salmon, in rivers and lakes …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • coarse fishing — ➡ field sports * * * …   Universalium

  • coarse fishing — noun (U) BrE the sport of catching fish other than trout or salmon in rivers and lakes …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • Fishing reel — A spinning reel A fishing reel is a cylindrical device attached to a fishing rod used in winding the line .[1] Modern fishing reels usually have fittings which make it easier to retrieve the line and deploy ( cast ) it for better accuracy or… …   Wikipedia

  • coarse fish — those kinds of fish not sought after by sports fishermen, or regarded as of lesser importance, perhaps caught for sport but not food. In Britain sport fish are basically Atlantic salmon and brown trout, all other fish being considered coarse fish …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • fishing — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ good ▪ This stretch of the river is renowned for its good fishing. ▪ coarse (BrE), deep sea, drift net, saltwater, sea …   Collocations dictionary

  • Fishing rod — A fishing rod or a fishing pole is a tool used to catch fish, usually in conjunction with the sport of angling, can also be used in competition casting (sport). (Sustenance and commercial fishing usually involves nets). A length of fishing line… …   Wikipedia

  • Coarse — For Course, see Course. Coarse may refer to: Bosnian Coarse Haired Hound, developed by 19th century Bosnian hunters as a scent hound. Coarse bubble diffusers, produce 1/4 to 1/2 inch bubbles which rise rapidly from the floor of a wastewater… …   Wikipedia

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