I say it all comes from your overstocking and returning hooked fish to the water.
You should, also, avoid the too common error of overstocking with sheep when the price of wool is high.
This will not only head off the dry-farmers from overstocking what little range is left—it'll make a dead-line for sheep, too.
In Derby and Nottingham apparent understocking becomes the exception and overstocking the rule.
The overstocking of the labor market has become a menace to many trade-unions, especially those of the lesser skilled workers.
The absorbing issues before the convention were the Texas fever and the overstocking of the range.
"close-fitting garment covering the foot and leg," 1580s, from stocka "leg covering, stock," from Old English stocu "sleeve," related to Old English stocc "trunk, log" (see stock (n.1)). Probably so called because of a fancied resemblance of legs to tree trunks, or a reference to the punishing stocks. Cognates include Old Norse stuka, Old High German stuhha, from the same Proto-Germanic source. Restriction to women's hose is 20c. As a receptacle for Christmas presents, attested from 1853; hence stocking stuffer first recorded 1976.