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Fishing vs. Angling

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Main Difference

The main difference between Fishing and Angling is that the Fishing is a activity of trying to catch fish and Angling is a method of fishing

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  • Fishing (noun)

    The act of catching fish.

    "We had a good day's fishing at the weekend."

  • Fishing (noun)

    The act of catching other forms of seafood, separately or together with fish.

  • Fishing (noun)

    Commercial fishing: the business or industry of catching fish and other seafood for sale.

    "This is good news for the fishing industry."

  • Fishing (noun)

    A fishery, a place for catching fish.

  • Angling (noun)

    A form of fishing, with a rod, line and angle (hook) for recreation or sport.

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  • Fishing (noun)

    The act, practice, or art of one who fishes.

  • Fishing (noun)

    A fishery.

  • Fishing (adjective)

    Pertaining to fishing; used in fishery; engaged in fishing; as, fishing boat; fishing tackle; fishing village.

  • Angling (noun)

    The act of one who angles; the art of fishing with rod and line.

Webster Dictionary
  • Fishing (noun)

    the act of someone who fishes as a diversion

  • Fishing (noun)

    the occupation of catching fish for a living

  • Angling (noun)

    fishing with a hook and line (and usually a pole)

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