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fishing ground

a part of a body of water where the fishing is usually good.
Origin of fishing ground
1635-45 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • It is a rich commercial and recreational fishing ground.
  • For example, an artificial fish shelter of concrete blocks is an effective method to build a new fishing ground.
  • So far, this is the only occurrence reported in an offshore fishing ground.
  • Commercial fishery landings data verify that this area is not an important fishing ground.
  • The basis of this finding is that the security zone is not part of the navigable waterway or a commercial fishing ground.
  • The swamp contains a rich diversity of flora and fauna and is a popular fishing ground for many local people.
British Dictionary definitions for fishing ground

fishing ground

an area of water that is good for fishing
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