Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • intransitive verb To fish through a hole in the ice covering a body of water.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A little fish, the caplin, Mallotus villosus, of the family Argentinidæ, living in arctic American waters and much valued as food. See caplin.
  • noun A small translucent fish, Salanx microdon, of the rivers of Japan and China.

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Examples

  • As the weather began to warm in March and April, people headed out to numerous inland lakes to ice-fish for lake trout and Arctic char.

    Climate change impacts on Canadian Western Arctic~ the Inuvialuit of Sachs Harbour

  • I did ice-fish, but only, again, because it was there to do and because staying home to play Scrabble with your sister was for cream puffs.

    Fool’s Paradise

  • I did ice-fish, but only, again, because it was there to do and because staying home to play Scrabble with your sister was for cream puffs.

    Fool’s Paradise

  • I did ice-fish, but only, again, because it was there to do and because staying home to play Scrabble with your sister was for cream puffs.

    Fool’s Paradise

  • I did ice-fish, but only, again, because it was there to do and because staying home to play Scrabble with your sister was for cream puffs.

    Fool’s Paradise

  • A winter camping trip to ice-fish and hike the snowy mountains.

    Ice Hunt

  • According to them, there was a time that valley was simply another place for their great grandsires to hunt in the summer, and ice-fish in winter.

    Fortress Of Frost And Fire

  • According to them, there was a time that valley was simply another place for their great grandsires to hunt in the summer, and ice-fish in winter.

    Fortress Of Frost And Fire

  • Then Attenborough and his team followed the route of Scott and Amundsen to the Pole, delving into ice-caves around an Antarctic volcano, diving beneath the ice to find upside-down landscapes of plunging stalactites and weird ice-fish and "a relative of the woodlouse as big as a dinner plate", and flying across a strange ice-free land, filled with wind-hollowed boulders.

    Telegraph.co.uk - Telegraph online, Daily Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph

  • We love to snowmobile, skate and ice-fish ~ care to join us?

    The Telegram: Local News

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