- a part of a body of water where the fishing is usually good.
Origin of fishing ground
First recorded in 1635–45
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Examples from the Web for fishing ground
I hope they have found as comfortable a fishing-ground as we have.The Web of the Golden Spider
Frederick Orin Bartlett
They set out, and in the course of the afternoon they arrived at the fishing-ground.The Indian Fairy Book
They set out, and, in the course of the afternoon, arrived at the fishing-ground.
We saw her last heading eastward to her fishing-ground in the North Sea.The Young Trawler
This had been made as a fishing-ground by a club of Pittsburg anglers.America, Volume II (of 6)
- an area of water that is good for fishing
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