from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun In fishing:
  • noun The method of dragging or trailing a fishing-line and hook behind a boat, at or near the surface of the water; trawling.
  • noun In Great Britain, a mode of fishing for pike with a rod and line, and with a dead bait, used chiefly when the water is full of weeds, rushes, etc.

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  • verb Present participle of troll.

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  • noun angling by drawing a baited line through the water


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  • Oh, I've seen a bit of net trolling lately, don't worry about that.

    August 10, 2011