So you enjoy fishing as a hobby, maybe you fish for monetary purposes? This book explains in depth different ways to fish, and how to go about fishing, no matter if you are an amateur or professional fisherman, you'll find this book a handy reference tool. There are 31 different fishing methods described within these pages, maybe you could try a few the next time you venture outdoors to go fishing?
There are many fishing methods or techniques for catching fish, thirty of them are mentioned shortly, with their own table of contents for easy reference. Fishing techniques include hand gathering, spearfishing, netting, angling and trapping. Recreational fishermen and commercial fishers use different techniques, and sometimes the same. Recreational fishers fish for pleasure or sport, while commercial fishers fish for profit. Artisanal fishers use traditional, low-tech methods, as a way of survival in third-world country, and as often a cultural heritage. Mostly, recreational fishers use angling methods and commercial fishers use netting methods. There is an intricate link between various fishing techniques and knowledge about the fish and their behavior including migration, foraging and habitat. The effective use of fishing techniques often depends on this additional knowledge. Some fishermen follow fishing folklores which claim that fish feeding patterns are influenced by the position of the sun and the moon.