game fish

game fish
noun Date: 1862 1. a fish of a family (Salmonidae) including salmons, trouts, chars, and whitefishes 2. sport fish; especially a fish made a legal catch by law

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  • Game fish — are fish pursued for sport by recreational anglers. They can be freshwater or marine fish. Game fish can be eaten after being caught, though increasingly anglers practise catch and release to improve fish populations. Some game fish are also… …   Wikipedia

  • game fish — game′ fish n. ich a fish valued for the sport it gives the angler in its capture Also called sport fish • Etymology: 1860–65 …   From formal English to slang

  • game fish — n. any fish regularly caught for sport …   English World dictionary

  • game fish — noun any fish providing sport for the angler • Syn: ↑sport fish • Hypernyms: ↑fish * * * noun 1. : a fish of the family Salmonidae 2. : sport fish; …   Useful english dictionary

  • game fish — /ˈgeɪm fɪʃ/ (say gaym fish) noun (plural game fish or game fishes) an edible fish capable of affording sport to the angler in its capture. Usage: For variation in the plural inflection, see note at fish1 …   Australian English dictionary

  • game fish — 1) fish sought after by sport fishermen, sport fish. Usually restricted to Atlantic salmon and brown trout in Britain, grayling (Thymallus thymallus) being considered a coarse fish as it spawns in spring 2) any fish sought by anglers for its… …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • game fish — noun (plural same) a fish caught by anglers for sport, especially (in fresh water) salmon and trout and (in the sea) billfishes, sharks, bass, and mackerel. Compare with coarse fish …   English new terms dictionary

  • game fish — an edible fish capable of affording sport to the angler in its capture. [1860 65] * * * …   Universalium

  • game fish — noun like sport fish …   Wiktionary

  • Game Fish Lodge — (Нунгви,Объединенная Республика Танзания) Категория отеля: Адрес: mkadi Beach, Нун …   Каталог отелей

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