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fishing with a rod and reel or a rod and line, usually for sport but also an effective way to catch some species for research purposes (or so ichthyologists maintain) and similar methods are used for some commercial fishing. Strictly uses an angle or hook but generally synonymous with sport fishing, q.v. See also recreational fishery

Dictionary of ichthyology. 2009.

Synonyms:
(with a rod)


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