A fishing method which uses a hook and line dragged through the water to catch fish. It can be used with or without a lure and is usually used to catch Coho or Chinook.
(slang) â€” Deliberately provoking arguments on newsgroups or bulletin boards. At the University of Kent this is considered a breach of the Code of Conduct.
To fish by trailing a lure or baited hook from a moving boat. Trolling is illegal at the ESPN Great Outdoor Games Bass Fishing competition (provides unfair advantage).
To act in a manner which deliberately elicits flames.
a method of fishing using several lines, each hooked and baited, which are slowly dragged behind the vessel.
A type of harvesting where lines, hooks, lures, and bait are used to catch the fish. In Alaska, trolling vessels fish with several lines, each having eight to twelve separate hooked leaders. Trolling is only done in Southeast Alaska.
The practice of posting offensive material (nicknamed flame-bait) to a discussion list to start a flame war.
Pulling a lure through the water from a boat. (Profoundly boring! Unless the takes are coming regularly.)
deliberately provoking arguments on newsgroups or bulletin boards, with no other intent than to gain attention for the sake of attention. Originally: fishing by dragging a line fitted with one or more hooks behind the boat.
Trolling is the act of deliberately posting a contentious post in a newsgroup with the intention of provoking a hostile response and starting a long thread or flame war. These are sometimes very subtle and mischievous, but more often are simply offensive. It can be difficult at times to tell whether or not a post is a deliberate troll.
angling by drawing a baited line through the water
How net veterans bait newbies into responding to newsgroup posts that are inflammatory or provocative. The newbie response is immediately flamed.
This is a type of hook-and-line method described above in which several unconnected lines, each hooked and baited, are slowly dragged behind the vessel.
A fishing method where baited lines or metal flashers are pulled behind a boat to attract and catch fish.
A fishing method in which lines with baits or lures are dragged by a vessel at a speed of 2-10 knots. Trolling is used Australia-wide to catch fish such as Spanish mackerel, yellowtail kingfish and several tuna species.
To fish by towing an array of baited lines or lures behind the boat.
Deliberately posting false information in order to elicit responses from people who really want to help. A typical response might be, "No, Bart Simpson was NOT one of our founding fathers."
The act of deliberately posting false or inflammatory information in order to start a flame war or cause aggravation to others. See Also: Flame, Netiquette, Spam
The act of deliberately posting false or inflammatory information in a network newsgroup to elicit responses from other serious readers.