At night, however, an unexpected event occurred, which delayed their fishing-trip until the next week.
A recent writer tells in one of his books of an experience he had as a boy when he went on a fishing-trip with his father.
Tom had taken a pocketful of sandwiches, and gone off for a fishing-trip.
They stood in inane suspense till Bresnahan led them out, rumbling, "How about planning a fishing-trip, Will?"
An attempt, on the part of the police, a prosecutor, etc, to discover evidence where it may or may not be; a sort of inquisition: She had nothing special in mind to ask Joan Tesell; it was just a fishing expedition (1961+)