Definition of coarse fish in English:

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coarse fish

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noun (plural same)

British
Any freshwater fish other than salmon and trout: many of the coarse fish are spawning in the vegetation Compare with game fish.
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  • I was pleased and thought that my dad had found a lake or river where we could fish for coarse fish.
  • If your rivers are not fishable then why not turn your attention to fly fishing for some of the coarse fish species, such as pike, carp, perch, chub and barbel.
  • Barbel spawn between May and July, although unlike many species of coarse fish they can in exceptional years spawn more than once.
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