Part of speech: noun

The act or operation of catching fish.

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Usage examples "fishing":

  1. You've been fishing on my pond, you say. - "Lucy Maud Montgomery Short Stories, 1896 to 1901", Lucy Maud Montgomery.
  2. And knowing, although they were London men, that fish do live in water, these two fellows went fishing all day, but never landed anything. - "Lorna Doone, A Romance of Exmoor", R. D. Blackmore.
  3. Dorman turned back to his fishing with a long breath of relief. - "Her Prairie Knight", B.M. Sinclair, AKA B. M. Bower.