Fishing fly
Fishing Fish"ing, a. [From {Fishing}, n.] Pertaining to fishing; used in fishery; engaged in fishing; as, fishing boat; fishing tackle; fishing village. [1913 Webster]

{Fishing fly}, an artificial fly for fishing.

{Fishing line}, a line used in catching fish.

{Fishing net}, a net of various kinds for catching fish; including the bag net, casting net, drag net, landing net, seine, shrimping net, trawl, etc.

{Fishing rod}, a long slender rod, to which is attached the line for angling.

{Fishing smack}, a sloop or other small vessel used in sea fishing.

{Fishing tackle}, apparatus used in fishing, as hook, line, rod, etc.

{Fishing tube} (Micros.), a glass tube for selecting a microscopic object in a fluid. [1913 Webster]


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