angling

noun
an·​gling | \ ˈaŋ-gliŋ How to pronounce angling (audio) \

Definition of angling

: the action of one who angles especially : the action or sport of fishing with hook and line

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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 on the Web Retired from Carroll County Recreation and Parks, Jim also pursues teaching and seminar venues for regional angling options in the Mid-Atlantic. Jim Gronaw, baltimoresun.com/maryland/carroll, "Jim Gronaw: When bass want small baits | OUTDOORS COMMENTARY," 24 Apr. 2021 On days when the estuary is open to retention fishing, all sturgeon angling will be closed after 2 p.m. That includes catch-and-release. oregonlive, "Sturgeon retention season set for lower Columbia River," 23 Mar. 2021 Retired from Carroll County Recreation and Parks, Jim also pursues teaching and seminar venues for regional angling options in the Mid-Atlantic. Jim Gronaw, baltimoresun.com/maryland/carroll, "Jim Gronaw: Kayaks can be a game-changer | OUTDOORS COMMENTARY," 3 Apr. 2021 The top five teams will talk about their tactics at the weigh-in to assist locals in their own angling adventures. Frank Sargeant, al, "River giants headline Huntsville Catfish Tournament," 7 Apr. 2021 Retired from Carroll County Recreation and Parks, Jim also pursues teaching and seminar venues for regional angling options in the Mid-Atlantic. Jim Gronaw, baltimoresun.com/maryland/carroll, "Jim Gronaw: Kayaks can be a game-changer | OUTDOORS COMMENTARY," 3 Apr. 2021 The changes are a result of TPWD fisheries biologists spending the last two years evaluating and working to simplify regulations for one of the most popular angling pursuits in the state. Matt Wyatt, San Antonio Express-News, "Texas changes statewide blue and channel catfish size regulations," 25 Mar. 2021 No matter your angling style, there’s a fishing vest for you. Outdoor Life, "Best Fishing Vest: Get Out on the Water in This Great Gear," 10 Mar. 2021 Retired from Carroll County Recreation and Parks, Jim also pursues teaching and seminar venues for regional angling options in the Mid-Atlantic. Jim Gronaw, baltimoresun.com/maryland/carroll, "Jim Gronaw: The quest for native browns | OUTDOORS COMMENTARY," 6 Mar. 2021

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First Known Use of angling

15th century, in the meaning defined above

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“Angling.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/angling. Accessed 16 May. 2021.

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angling

noun

English Language Learners Definition of angling

: the activity or sport of fishing for pleasure

angling

noun
an·​gling | \ ˈaŋ-gliŋ How to pronounce angling (audio) \

Kids Definition of angling

: fishing with hook and line for pleasure

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