inshore inshore  /ˈɪn ˈʃɔr/

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) (of winds) coming from the sea toward the land
  2. (adj) close to a shore
  3. (adv) toward the shore

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Then another group ran a fishing boat close inshore, a few hundred feet from the Argentina, and tried to storm the beachhead from behind.
  2. Besides, inshore reefs don't have the same appeal as those further out.
  3. Then another group ran a fishing boat close inshore, a few hundred feet from the Argentina, and tried to storm the beachhead from behind.

News

  1. Snook caught in Gulf of Mexico can be harvested in September

    Sharpen your fillet knives and double-check your stoutest inshore rig: Snook season opens Sept.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: The News-Press

  2. Thacher opening comes with new fees

    ROCKPORT -- The Thacher Island Town Committee and the Thacher Island Association have announced that the distinctive inshore island with the twin lighthouses will once again be open to visitors beginning this Saturday. But this year, there will be fe
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Gloucester Daily Times

  3. The Big Ones

    Believe it or not, the biggest snook caught down here on North Captiva island in the last fourteen years was caught by a high school classmate, Freddy -- Alvin D. Fredrickson -- to be exact. The snook, remember, is our number one inshore game fish, a good fighter and great eating. It’s our “salt water walleye” with the same body structure and personality.
    on June 9, 2013     Source: Grand Rapids Herald-Review

Quotes

  1. "The general conclusion is that a healthy reef might provide twice as much protection as a dead one," Oppenheimer said. "This could translate into sparing large sections of inshore area from destruction."
    on Dec 18, 2006 By: Michael Oppenheimer Source: Mongabay.com

  2. Minister for Rural Affairs Elin Jones said: "Inshore fisheries are hugely important to communities in Wales; indeed they make up the majority of the Welsh industry, which is why increased Welsh Assembly Government control is so important. The...
    on Mar 31, 2010 By: Elin Jones Source: BBC News

  3. George said: "The Minister has failed to understand how the inshore fleet operates. The traditional fishing communities like that at Cadgwith are very fragile. This is the very activity which the Government should be encouraging - people making a...
    on Mar 9, 2009 By: Andrew George Source: Business Cornwall Magazine

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