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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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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.
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.
Human Dimensions--Most anglers appear confident in their ability to identify sportfish.
LONG BEACH - California anglers need a fishing license, and they'll soon need a passport.
Concerned over the possibility of high levels of toxins in the fish they catch, local fisherman have formed a community group they call SAFER (Southbay Anglers for Environmental Rights).
TM), developers of Wave Worms(TM) and Tiki-Man(TM) fishing products today announce the launch of the Fishing Insider Network(TM) (FIN(TM)), an Internet video channel dedicated to anglers.
From the Field--Researchers at South Dakota State University compared areas fished by bluegill anglers with habitats used by large bluegills in Enemy Swim Lake, South Dakota.
MAMMOTH LAKES - The sun warmed the crowds of anglers casting lines at daybreak at this year's opening of the trout season.
The former Kentucky Derby jockey has signed on to fish the 2006 CITGO Bassmaster Elite Series, an 11-event premier tournament circuit offering more than $7 million prizes to anglers.
Steve Miranda of Mississippi State University studied the relationship between catch rate and the number of anglers in a party.
The hatchery system is in a ``death spiral,'' according to Assemblyman Dave Cogdill, R-Modesto, whose district includes Mono County, where money spent by trout anglers forms an important part of the local economy.
Tournament bass anglers have been unknowingly breaking state regulations for years.