outfish

verb
out·​fish | \ˌau̇t-ˈfish \
outfished; outfishing; outfishes

Definition of outfish 

transitive verb

: to outdo in fishing : to catch more fish than Often, an efficient jig fisherman can outfish an angler using live bait.— Kelly Bostian : to attract more fish than A pink or orange "bass worm" will often outfish the more traditional lures.— Alan Liere

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FEATHER RIVER After flows dropped from 40,000 cfs to 28,000 cfs, striper fishing was good, with minnows outfishing pile worms. By Roger George And Dave Hurley, sacbee, "Fishing report: Week of May 15," 15 May 2017

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First Known Use of outfish

1844, in the meaning defined above

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