a form of fishing, with a rod, line and angle (hook) for recreation or sport (noun)
Examples of word angling
One of the most perplexing things in all of angling is how fish see and respond to color.
Instead, my sister would tell me stories about the bear in the ceiling â€“ there was proof of his existence, you could see the crack angling from the doorway to halfway across the room â€“ who would become restless and crash down on us if I kept talking and he heard me.
An American book on angling is a novelty, and yet America has "thousands of brooks, creeks, rivers, lakes, bays, and inlets" which "abound in game-fish."
"Blackwood's Magazine, an important landmark in English angling literature."
There is also a visual timeline that highlights great milestones in angling history (e.g. Kim Bain-Moore, the first woman to compete in the Bassmaster Classic, other historic Team Evinrude moments, Ole Evinrudeâ€™s invention of the outboard motor in 1909, etc.).