A Simple Plan: Fishing

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The most popular and the most enjoyable activity for recreation or sport, all over the world, is fishing, while some people are practicing such activity as their way or method of gaining profit and income. An act of trying to catch a fish is what fishing generally means, and the various techniques in such activity includes trapping, netting, spearing, hand gathering and angling. Tackle is the term being used by the fishermen in referring to the equipment that they used during the said activity, some of the common tackles or equipment for fishing are lines, hooks, floats, rods, sinkers, baits, lures, reels, tackles boxes, waders, nets, gaffs and traps. Fishermen are being called in various ways and those depends on the reason as to why they are practicing such act, and they are using various kinds of techniques, such as commercial fishermen for gaining profit or income, recreational fishermen for pleasure or sport, and artisanal fishermen for their own survival.

Recreational fishing is similar to sport fishing, and it is done for pleasure or for competition, and basically, applications of laws, restrictions, conventions, rules and licensing are being used which can limit the practice of these fishermen of catching fish, and those are with the use of hooks, rods, baits or lures like artificial flies, reel, and line. Fishing with the use of hooks is known as angling, and in this type of fishing it is usually required or expected to the fishermen that the fishes that they have caught should be returned to the water like in the river, lake and water, which is also called as the act of catch and release. Game fishing is the other term used for sport fishing, in which the primary reward for such activity is the challenge of finding and catching the fish, and some of the common species of fish that are usually caught by the fishermen are tuna, marlin, mackerel, sailfish, tarpon, shark and many more. Various kinds of fishing vessel are being used by the fishermen in practicing their favorite activity which is a type of ship or boat for lakes, rivers or sea fishing, and the common examples of the fishing vessels are dugout canoes, rafts, pontoon boats, dinghies, cruising yachts, cabin cruisers, charter boat and kayaks. Fishing charter is the term being used by the people in the act of using a type of fishing vessel which is called as charter boat, and charter boats are being leased, hired and rented by the recreational fishermen, people, families or vacationers for private and exclusive purposes and usage.