catch and release

Main Entry:  catch and release
Part of Speech:  n
Definition:  in angling, a method of fishing in which some or all of the catch are released after capture, as a conservation measure
Example:  Continuation of Alaska's high-quality sport fishing depends upon more anglers choosing to practice catch and release when fishing for our resident fish species.'s 21st Century Lexicon
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