from The Century Dictionary.
- noun Fishing on submarine banks, especially the Newfoundland Banks.
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G-SCH-N may be all very well at a right-away race in a wager-boat, when the money's on, and I've seen him do a decent bit of bank-fishing in
So is there danger in bank-fishing, in log-jamming down in Maine, in mining deep down, and in aeroplaning.
Now -- put your Green-drake on; and throw, regardless of bank-fishing or any other rule, wherever you see a fish rise.