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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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The ANGLER'S GUIDE TO THE THAMES says that "jack and perch are also to be had about here," but there the ANGLER'S GUIDE is wrong.
They said that as a poet, or a shilling shocker, or a reporter, or anything of that kind, I might be satisfactory, but that, to gain any position as a Thames angler, would require more play of fancy, more power of invention than I appeared to possess.
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.
Indeed, the Committee of the Thames Angler's Association did recommend its adoption about two years ago, but some of the older members opposed it.
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.
"Killed!" repeated the angler in great astonishment.
I played with this lover as an angler does with a trout.
Nearly 2.2 million fish were landed by Texas salt-water sport-boat anglers in 1984-85 (Osburn and Ferguson, 1986).
DERWENT RESERVOIR 01207 255250 Although it's been another warm week, those anglers searching out the deeper, cooler spots have caught well.
A consistent theme plays through our In-Fisherman Television programming and much of what we write about in In-Fisherman magazine and our annual Guides--that is: Attention to detail in the presentation process is the primary factor separating great anglers from good anglers.
The rough conditions spread the most recent stocking across the reservoir, with the lightly-fished moorside coming alive for Redcar father and son fly anglers, Ken and Andrew Smith.
CHATTON TROUT FISHERY 01668 215226 / NE66 5RF Anglers have had some good catches this week in often ideal conditions.
For the rst time ever, boat anglers were permitted to use motor engines on the Clywedog Reservoir, near Llanidloes.