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act of catching fish for consumption or display. Fishing—usually by hand, club, spear, net, and (at least as early as 23,000 years ago) by hook—was known to prehistoric people.
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a. the art or sport of catching fish with a rod and line and a baited hook or other lure, such as a fly; fishing
b. (as modifier): an angling contest