coarse fish


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coarse fish

n
(Angling) a freshwater fish that is not a member of the salmon family. Compare game fish
coarse fishing n
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Within a month from the taking of the first stickleback, Benjy had carried off our hero to the canal, in defiance of Charity; and between them, after a whole afternoon's popjoying, they had caught three or four small, coarse fish and a perch, averaging perhaps two and a half ounces each, which Tom bore home in rapture to his mother as a precious gift, and which she received like a true mother with equal rapture, instructing the cook nevertheless, in a private interview, not to prepare the same for the Squire's dinner.
Anglers were reminded that fishing for coarse fish in rivers is off limits to protect breeding fish until Monday, June 15.
Anglers were reminded that fishing for coarse fish in rivers is off limits from Sunday, March 15, to Monday, June 15, in order to protect breeding fish.
uk Winners are found by scoring against official UK records, excluding coarse fish of 1lb or less, and sea fish in mini-lists.
Environment Agency rod licences expired yesterday; so from today a 2010-2011 licence must be purchased before fishing any river, lake, canal or any other freshwater for coarse fish, trout, sea trout and salmon.
Team Leader, Al Watson, says: "It is illegal to fish for coarse fish using the close season.
In 2000 an estimated 100,000 coarse fish and 200 salmon were killed in the Bangor-on-Dee area after a pollution leak.
Purpose-built ponds and lakes have increased considerably over the past 20 years, resulting in a variety and abundance of coarse fish such as Carp, Tench, Bream, Roach and Rudd.
Coarse fish, such as barbel, tench, bream and chub are present throughout the British Isles, and there are substantial numbers of coarse fish anglers represented in the UK and Ireland," Carp Fishing News said.
Anglers are being reminded that fishing for coarse fish in rivers is off limits from this Sunday until Monday,June 15, and anyone caught fishing illegally can expect to be prosecuted and face a fine.
RIVER REVIEW TROUT were the target in the first of Thornaby AC's three matches on the River Tees during the coarse fish close season.
Anglers planning to coarse fish on still waters during this time should also check first because the owners of many of these still apply either a full of partial close season.