fishing party
1) a group of anglers, usually on a hired boat
2) an environmentalist political party in Australia, with an emphasis on access rather than strict preservation. Motto:- I Fish and I Vote
3) a Scottish political party formed mostly to protest quota cuts as a result of the European Union Single Fisheries Policy

Dictionary of ichthyology. 2009.

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