angler


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Synonyms for angler

fisherman

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a scheming person

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a fisherman who uses a hook and line

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fishes having large mouths with a wormlike filament attached for luring prey

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It is in the circumstantial detail, the embellishing touches of probability, the general air of scrupulous - almost of pedantic - veracity, that the experienced angler is seen.
No; your accomplished angler would scorn to tell a lie, that way.
Nobody believed him when he told them that he only doubled, and he, therefore, gained no credit that way whatever, while his moderation put him at a disadvantage among the other anglers.
Sometimes on the little level strip of sand at the foot of the bank, sometimes (when the stream turned again) in the shallower water rushing over its rocky bed, the angler followed the captured trout, now letting the line run out and now winding it in again, in the difficult and delicate process of "playing" the fish.
The angler had heard my first instinctive cry of alarm, had turned, and had thrown aside his rod to help me.
A survey was given to anglers who fished reservoirs in the Salt Creek watershed, Nebraska, to determine angler self-confidence in identifying warmwater fish species and to determine if self-confidence was related to angler experience and species occurrence* Results were based on 881 completed surveys and from on-the-water angler interviews to determine catch, harvest, and fishing effort.
If it's striped bass, chances are good the angler is white and is probably not going to eat the fish.
The extent anglers and bluegills overlap, along with angler catch success, affects harvest and can drive the effectiveness of regulations.
Catch rates relative to angler party size with implications for monitoring angler success.
He added that angler wants have to be matched with biological realities in a state where costs are skyrocketing.
Hot Creek near Mammoth is full-on combat fishing, with each run and hole on the creek occupied by another angler trying to fool the same trout.