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still water

n.
A level section of a waterway where no current is discernible and the water is still.

still′-wa′ter adj.
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Officers conducted patrols on 28 rivers and still-water fisheries during weekends and bank holidays.
Away from the cliff-jumping spot, we found another tide pool that was much more mellow, a still-water area that had a small trickle of ocean water feeding into it and colourful, tropical fish darting all around.
James Paton, five, landed his first still-water fish - a 2lb 12oz rainbow.
To catch these herbivores in still-water settings, anglers use a suspension-style rig packed with groundbait.
There's no shortage of future Mine projects on the books with companies like Premier Gold in Geraldton, Still-water Mining in Marathon, New Gold's acquisition of Rainy River Resources in Emo.
On the still-water scene, the Northumbrian Water Reservoirs are fishing well, although fish are seeking the cooler conditions in the deeps.
"All firefighters on Merseyside are trained in still-water rescue to allow them to safely enter canals, lakes and docks as in this incident."
There were 448 successful prosecutions with fines totalling pounds 49,516 and the costs came to pounds 52,101.40 Peter Mischenko, fisheries technical officer for the Environment Agency said: "Our bailiffs routinely patrol still-water fisheries, canals and rivers all over the region, and we will not hesitate to prosecute when an offence has been committed.
It was only when the capital was available to create that network as still-water canals, rather than as navigable rivers, that Yarranton's vision became a reality.
In the meantime, numerous still-water fishing opportunities are available because many Central District lakes and ponds were heavily stocked this week.
The directional cue provided by flowing water apparently is necessary for upstream movement, because we never observed individuals of any taxon moving systematically upstream in still-water reaches.