- (of a species of fish) Able to be fished legally
- (of a lake, pond etc.) Able to be fished in, able to be used for fishing
- (of fishing equipment) Able to be used for fishing.
- 1993, Dana Stabenow, Dead in the Water, →ISBN, page 77:
- Even if it could be salvaged, it would have to almost entirely be remade before it was fishable again.