Definition of game fish in English:

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game fish


noun (plural same)

A fish caught by anglers for sport, especially (in fresh water) salmon and trout and (in the sea) billfishes, sharks, bass, and many members of the mackerel family: I longed to try for some of the bigger game fish Compare with coarse fish.
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  • However, I do not believe that fly-fishing for big game fish is necessarily the be all and end all of fishing.
  • Using the same pumping technique that one applies to big game fish, I recovered some line but this was soon pulled out again when the fish made another run.
  • The grayling is a game fish with a coarse fish close season, March 15th Until June 15th, both days inclusive.
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