Fishing-grounds sentence example

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  • There are excellent fishing grounds on the coast, but they have had no appreciable influence in developing a commerical marine.

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  • Lake Champlain furnishes the only commerical fishing grounds in Vermont, with the exceptions of small catches of white fish in Lake Bomoseen, Lake St Catherine in Rutland county and Lake Memphremagog.

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  • With its extensive sea-coast, and its numerous bays and inlets, Turkey has many excellent fishing-grounds, and the industry, the value of which is estimated at over £200,000 a year, could be greatly developed.

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  • All the rivers are richly stocked, and valuable fishing grounds are to be found along the coast, especially that of southern Bahia and Espirito Santo where the garoupa (Serranus) is found in large numbers.

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  • The shallow lagoons of the llanos, like those of the Argentine pampas, are favourite fishing grounds for these birds.

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  • There are some good fishing-grounds on the coasts, but fishing as an organized industry does not exist.

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  • In the Adirondacks are some of the best hunting and fishing grounds in the eastern United States.

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  • Won-san and Fusan are large fishing centres, and salt fish and fish manure are important exports; but the prolific fishing-grounds are worked chiefly by Japanese labour and capital.

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  • The network of shallow and still limans or "cut-offs" in the delta of the Volga and the shallow waters of the northern Caspian, freshened as these are by the water of the Volga, the Ural, the Kura and the Terek, is exceedingly favourable to the breeding of fish, and as a whole constitutes one of the most productive fishing grounds in the world.

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  • The fishing grounds extend along the coast from the extreme south-east past the Aleutians into Bristol Bay.

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  • Among European freshwater fishing-grounds, the Danube is only surpassed by the Volga; the most valuable fish being sturgeon and sterlet, mostly netted in the St George mouth; carp, often weighing 50 lb; pike, perch, tench and eels.

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  • Antarctic krill (Euphausia superba) are fished during the winter months as fishing grounds further south toward the Antarctic continent become icebound.

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  • Almost every New England boy among my contemporaries shouldered a fowling-piece between the ages of ten and fourteen; and his hunting and fishing grounds were not limited, like the preserves of an English nobleman, but were more boundless even than those of a savage.

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