fishing fishing  /ˈfɪ ʃɪŋ/


  1. (n) the act of someone who fishes as a diversion
  2. (n) the occupation of catching fish for a living


  1. A new study suggests that if world's fishers don't adhere to the principles of sustainable fishing which they currently don't we will face a global fishery collapse.
  2. The global fishing industry is increasingly trawling the high seas for bottom-dwelling fish a practice environmentalists say is the world's most destructive business.
  3. Posters plastered all over the picturesque fishing port of New Bedford, Mass.


  1. Fishing Report for June 15

    LAKES Black: The afternoon fishing has been pretty
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Tacoma News Tribune

  2. Fishing is serious business

    Bradley and Keegan enjoying the "relaxing" side of fishing. If you were to ask anyone that knows me, they will tell you that I forgot what the relaxing side of it was about 10 years ago.
    on June 15, 2013     Source:

  3. Fishing with Jimmy 6/14/13

    Fishing expert Jimmy D. appears on GMA every Friday morning with all the fishing tips you need to know. Have a fishing question for Jimmy? You can now send Jimmy all your fishing questions or tips to:  
    on June 14, 2013     Source: KATC 3 Lafayette

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  1. "I do a lot of family things, try to do some things with my kids," said Stricker, who has two daughters, ages 4 and 11. "I took my daughter fishing last week for a couple of days, just to try to get away from it and not play at all and not...
    on Jul 7, 2010 By: Steve Stricker Source: The Associated Press

  2. "Right now I'm just going to relax and enjoy this amazing season," he said. "For sure the US Open is going to be one of my goals for the rest of my career. But right now it's time to enjoy the beach, fishing, golf, friends, party, and...
    on Jul 6, 2010 By: Rafael Nadal Source:

  3. "We have space on the calendar today for a politically charged fishing expedition, but no space for a bill that would protect the American people from terrorists who want to kill us," said Minority Leader John A. Boehner, R-Ohio.
    on Feb 14, 2008 By: John Boehner Source: International Herald Tribune

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