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Angling is a term used for the art of fishing with Rod & Line, as opposed to commercial fishing with a net. One of the most popular sporting pastimes in the world.

A hugely complicated subject due to all the different types, techniques, baits, species, etc.

Related entries

Coarse Fishing
Fly Fishing

Further reading

The NEW Encyclopedia of Fishing (DK Publishing) ISBN 0751339733
John Wilson's Fishing Encyclopedia (Boxtree) ISBN 0752219111
John Bailey's Complete guide to fishing (New Holland) ISBN 1856058379
The Compleat Angler, by Izaak Walton.

The tile page of this last book (which is considered a classic) has the additional wording: Or the Contemplative Man's Recreation; Being a discourse of Rivers Fishponds Fish and Fishing not unworthy of the Perusal of most Anglers.
First published in 1653, it is still in print and available in various editions through various publishers.

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