fishingnoun [ U ]uk /ˈfɪʃ.ɪŋ/ us /ˈfɪʃ.ɪŋ/
a fishing rod
- Most of the local population depend on fishing for their income.
- He goes fishing at every opportunity.
- The dolphin population has been decimated by tuna fishing.
- The fishermen set out at sunset for a night's fishing.
- St Lucia depends on its clean coastal waters because fishing and tourism provide much of its income.