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The sport of catching fish using a rod and reel.


fishing as a sport or hobby, using a rod and line


(ˈspɔrtˌfɪʃ ɪŋ, ˈspoʊrt-)
fishing with a rod and reel for sport.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.sportfishing - the act of someone who fishes as a diversion
field sport, outdoor sport - a sport that is played outdoors
angling - fishing with a hook and line (and usually a pole)
casting, cast - the act of throwing a fishing line out over the water by means of a rod and reel
bite - (angling) an instance of a fish taking the bait; "after fishing for an hour he still had not had a bite"
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And much stronger lobbying and research is coming from sportfishing advocates such as the Center for Sportfishing Policy, which we trust you support wholeheartedly.
With the creation of the National Commission for the Protection of the Sailfish, the authorities intend to promote the growth of sportfishing tourism in Guatemala, a sector that has been gaining greater prominence in recent years in countries such as Guatemala,Costa Rica and Panama, reports EFE (June 19, 2014).
com)-- April 27 to 28 marks the Fourth Annual PCS Sportfishing Festival at the Orange County Fairgrounds, and Fishtrack's team of professionals will be on hand to explain all the latest tools and technology available from the web site.
In 1983, John Charvat of the Zebco Corporation founded the FishAmerica Foundation (FAF) to represent the sportfishing industry's commitment to conservation.
Charter sportfishing business located in an upscale marina in NE Florida.
And some grant-funded fishermen are planning to convert their panga boats into catch-and-release sportfishing charter businesses, with Iemanya supplying marketing support.
waters, sportfishing accounts for 23 percent of the harvest, says Felicia Coleman of Florida State University in Tallahassee.
Dreyfoos, is an institution in Palm Beach County as well as the international sportfishing community.
Point Loma Sportfishing Association, 1403 Scott St.
In addition to traditional adventure activities from sportfishing to jungle canopy-walks, Panama offers yet another opportunity for nature-loving travelers: whale watching, it was reported Oct.