the act or art of fishing with a hook and line, usually attached to a rod.
- non·an·gling, adjective
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How to use angling in a sentence
We can see that beauty is more than skin-deep through clever angling or even using a well-placed strobe.
Within decades of being accidentally introduced to some of the Great Lakes in 1919, the Atlantic and Mediterranean migrant was destroying commercial angling of trout and walleye in the region.Welcome to invasivorism, the boldest solution to ethical eating yet | Matt Hongoltz-Hetling | December 7, 2021 | Popular-Science
However, it is widely known and accepted that no angling, including catch-and-release, ever presents zero risk of fish mortality.Why I’m Not Fishing the Grande Ronde River This Year | abarronian | October 16, 2021 | Outside Online
The best cheap ergonomic mouse will typically provide users with a horizontal design that allows the fingers and hand to fall naturally over the top of the mouse with limited arching or angling of the wrist.Best ergonomic mouse: Computer accessories designed for you | PopSci Commerce Team | February 18, 2021 | Popular-Science
Both Amazon and Roku have built businesses selling ads in the third-party apps on their platforms and have become more aggressive in angling for access to inventory.Shut out of Fire TV and Roku, Peacock is the latest example of the arrival power moves to streaming | Tim Peterson | July 15, 2020 | Digiday
The, um, pie was expanding to be sure, but there were a lot more people angling to get a slice of it.
He flouted so many conventions of what the West regards as good taste that he seemed to be angling for a role as Dr. Evil.What the D-Day Veteran Told Obama at the 70th Anniversary Commemoration | Christopher Dickey | June 6, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
The possibilities for commercial success would even have Rita Repulsa angling for a stake in the profits.The Power Rangers Are Morphing Back to Hollywood in a New Movie | Kevin Fallon | May 7, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
But who can possibly remember that when you are now standing at the edge of what we now know you were angling toward all season!Frank Underwood Will Not Tolerate Insubordination in This Olive Garden | Kelly Williams Brown | February 24, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
House Republicans angling to get big spending and tax cuts out of a new round of negotiations.Jobs First Plan Would Create a U.S. Economic Ceasefire for Stability | Mark McKinnon | September 29, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
The Minnow bites freely in fine weather, and you may take almost as many as you please by angling for them.
"We have seen a great deal of her of late years," Mrs. Harrowby continued, angling dexterously.
I beg to offer a few observations to strangers in reference to Barnard Castle as an angling station.
Your sport in angling, whether top or bottom, materially depends upon the state of the atmosphere.
"Some difference between the Fisheries Bureau and angling for sport," the agent warned him.The Boy With the U. S. Fisheries | Francis Rolt-Wheeler
British Dictionary definitions for angling
the art or sport of catching fish with a rod and line and a baited hook or other lure, such as a fly; fishing
(as modifier): an angling contest
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