fish around

fish around

v.
To seek within some place by or as if by probing: She was fishing around in her pocket for a quarter. He fished around for compliments after the meeting.
See also: around, fish
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Some anglers have made the most of the storm by scouring the beaches collecting razor fish, clams and in some areas ragworm and lugworm - an easy way to collect bait but when the sea dropped there were few fish around to catch.
We hear continually of goliaths slurping up all manner of other fish around bridges, wrecks and hard bottom both shallow and deep.
These include the Al Wakrah fish market in the Al Wakrah old souq, Al Khor and Al Shamal fish market, Doha Corniche fish stalls and the various outlets that sell fish around the country in shopping malls and other places.
Furthermore, the scientist also revealed that the algae has no toxic effects on human, but may possess high ammonia content which may irritate fish around the area.
The colder nights have pushed the fish further out and a number of anglers have reported taking fish around the 40m mark.
Very few codling have shown from the open rocky shoreline with only the odd fish around 2lb
Joe Amador says in a report by U-T San Diego that the animal lunged over a railing on the boat and latched onto his hand and the fish around 4 p.
THE boss of Poundland believes its PS55 million takeover of 99p Stores will make the smaller chain more efficient as customers would no longer have to wait for cashiers to fish around for a penny change.
Yates says: "Style Pit Stop is the perfect opportunity for me to not only indulge one of my passions, but also fish around the wares of some of my favourite celebrities.
The price of high-end fish around the world has spiked to an all-time high due to a recent rise in demand in China that is outpacing supply, according to a new report released Tuesday.
Tool used to move large fish around in a fish market or processing plant, or cargo hooks.
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However, if recent weeks are anything to go by, the local bookmakers will no doubt have her short enough and the suggestion is to fish around for a realistic price with the programme's sponsors during the day.
Grimsby transport company Quayside, which already delivers most of Grimsby's fish around the country, has won the contract to handle the distribution, in a move that has also created some extra jobs.
Despite cleanup dredging more than a decade ago, levels of two pesticides not used in the United States since the early 1970s--DDT and dieldrin--are rising in fish around the Richmond, CA site, according to a U.