(US campus) a toady, a sycophant.
|Monthly Anthology I 153: You besought me to respect my teachers, and to be attentive to my studies, though it shall procure me the odious title of a ‘fisher’ [DARE].|
|College Words (rev. edn) 200: fish, fisher. One who attempts to ingratiate himself with his instructor, thereby to obtain favor or advantage.|