Definition of angling
: the action of one who angles; especially : the action or sport of fishing with hook and line
Examples of angling in a Sentence
an angling adventure in the mountains
his angling of the picture made everything else on the wall look crooked
Recent Examples of angling from the Web
Thanks to cleaner water and smart fisheries management, the angling in the southern bay can make a case for a similar lofty moniker.
CCA was joined by the American Sportfishing Association, the Theodore Roosevelt Conservation Partnership and other angling-advocacy groups in condemning the department's proposal.
Recent years have seen progressively shorter seasons for red snapper angling in federal waters.
The likelihood here is that the situation -- and the geopolitical angling -- are way, way more complicated.
Walleye angling has been outstanding in The Dalles and John Day pools.
Bowfishing and muskie angling will be allowed at night.
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First Known Use of angling
ANGLING Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of angling for English Language Learners
: the activity or sport of fishing for pleasure
ANGLING Defined for Kids
Definition of angling for Students
: fishing with hook and line for pleasure
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