Definition of sportfishing
: fishing done with a rod and reel for sport or recreation
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Full Throttle Sportfishing and other boats ran for Cape Mendocino for rockfish and lingcod, finding the fishing better in deeper water than inshore.
The fishermen say a solution to the illegal fisheries could be legalizing and controlling totoaba fishing through sportfishing licenses.
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