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angling:

see fishingfishing,
act of catching fish for consumption or display. Fishing—usually by hand, club, spear, net, and possibly by hook—was known to prehistoric people. It was practiced by the ancient Persians, Egyptians, and Chinese, and it is mentioned in the Odyssey
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angling

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
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David's fine catch on the Lake of Menteith - the biggest was a three-pounder - also helped his three-man team from the Canmore Angling Club to reach the semi-finals of the prestigious Scottish Club Championships.
Send your entries to: People Sport Angling Competition, PO Box 4024, E14 5BZ.
Angling technique: Skippers scour seas for pods of dolphin, then troll cedar plugs, tuna feathers or other lures to attract the yellowfin - most heavily sought tuna species (though skipjack is common, and bigeye are occasionally found) - that congregate beneath.
Teams competing in Heat 7: Alloa Angling Club, Arbroath Angling Club, Bank of Scotland East Angling Club, Cupar Angling Club, Denny & District Angling Club "B", Earlston Angling Association "B", Edinburgh Civil Service Angling Club, Grangemouth Angling Club, Irvine Watersports Club "B", Jedforest Angling Association, Kinross Ex-Servicemen's Angling Club, Linlithgow Angling Club, Mauchline Ballochmyle Angling Club "A", Newton Stewart Angling Association "B", Pitlochry Angling Club, Rothes Oak Angling Club, Stanley & District Angling Club "A".
The Alliance welcomes Mr Bradshaw's public assurance that angling will be safe under Labour.
CLUBS FISHING IN HEAT 12: Balbeggie Angling Club B, Bridge of Allan 76 Angling Club A, Canmore Angling Club (Forfar)A, Change Fly Fishers B, Coldstream Angling Association, Crieff Fly Fishers A, Farmers and Associates Angling Club, Gartcosh Angling Club, ICT (Dumfries) Angling Club, Inverurie Angling Club, Isle of Bute Angling Association, Loanhead and District Angling Club, Newtyleand Meigle Angling Club A, Rainbow Warriors Angling Club B, Standard Life Fly Fishing Club,Stanecastle Angling Club, Thistle Angling Club A, Tillicoultry Angling Club, Townhill Angling Club B, Troon Angling Club B
The National Angling Alliance is the principal organisation representing and promoting angling, and the Countryside Alliance is the principal organisation defending all country sports in the context of rural livelihood and liberty.
They go forward to the final of the Champion of Champions on October 7CLUBS IN HEAT 11: Airdrie& Dist Angling Club B, Alloa Angling Club, Arbroath Angling Club, Ardrossan Eglinton Angling Club, Bankhead Angling Club, Brechin Angling Club, Central Scotland Police, Denny& Dist Angling Club, Dunfermline Artisans, Earlston Angling Association, Falkirk Fishing Club, Ferry Fly Fishers, Glasgow Telephones Angling Club, Horrywood Angling Club, Leslie Llanilar Angling Club, Northern Constabulary Angling Club, Port Ellen Angling Club, Stanley & Dist Angling Club
Heaviest rainbow of the night was landed by Barrhead Angling Club's K.
The heaviest rainbow, a trout of 3lb 13oz, was caught by Lochgelly Angling Club A Team's Davie Chalmers and won him a case of Tennents Lager.
The biggest, a cracker of 4lb 4oz was caught by Largs and District Angling Club competitor Jack Dunbar.
SIX good rainbows put St Fillans and Lochearn Angling Club's Tom Turner into the honours list at the Lake of Menteith at the weekend.