Nov 16

Fishing is not just an activity, recreation or providing a source of food. Many times you can hear the question whether the fishing is hobby or sport. Fishing is both and none, it is the way of living. Fishing had an impact on all major religions including Christianity, Islam, Buddhism, Hinduism etc. Fishing lovers adore wearing funny fishing shirts to show the world what do they feel and think about their interesting activity.

A general term representing the equipment that is used by fishermen when fishing is fishing tackle. Almost any gear or equipment in use while fishing can be called fishing tackle. Terminal tackle is the gear which is attached to the end of fishing lines. Terminal tackle are leaders, hooks, split rings and wire, beads, spoons, blades, swivels etc. Fishing tackle refers to the physical equipment that fishermen use when fishing and fishing techniques represent which way the tackle is used when fishing.

For anyone interested in fishing, it is of extreme importance to find the best fishing tackle available. Nowadays there are online stores that sell various fishing tickle affordable for anyone.

Fishing techniques or methods for catching fish (and other aquatic animals like molluscs, marine invertebrates etc) are various and include hand gathering, spearfishing, netting, trapping and angling. There are many types of fishermen, and they usually use different techniques, but sometimes they use the same.  For recreational fishermen fishing is pleasure and sport (or hobby) and they usually use angling. For commercial fishermen fishing brings profit and they usually use netting techniques. When choosing which technique to use, there are several factors to be considered. It is important to know about the particular fish, their habits and behaviour, for example.