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angle

look (for)

fish for something

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to try to obtain something, usually by subtleness and cunning

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At least 60 percent of the world's fisheries are overfished or fished to the limit," declared the World Wildlife Fund in 1998.
Most of the 29,000 people on the peninsula either fished or worked in the plants, for companies that supplied the plants, or for the shipyard that built the offshore trawlers that fed the hungry assembly lines with massive quantities of ocean fish.
Roughly 70 percent of the world's commercially important marine fish populations are now fully fished, overexploited, depleted, or slowly recovering," says Lisa Speer of the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC), a non-profit environmental advocacy group based in New York.
The researchers estimated Scotian shelf cod stocks of 150 years ago from data on the time that each ship in the Beverly fleet was at sea, the amount of gear used, and the area that each schooner fished.
The DFG has been aware of the impact of recreational anglers on over fished species and had been trying to balance providing fishing opportunity in the face of some very low harvest limits,'' Wilson-Vandenberg said.
The Gulf of Mexico Council, for instance, permitted red snapper to be fished down to five million pounds per year, where they'd once been so abundant as to yield 30-million-pound annual catches.