Category Archives: How We Fish

Fishermen use a wide range of gear to land their catch. Every type has its own effects on the ocean. By selecting the right gear for the right job, the fishing industry can help minimize its impact on the environment.

Cleaning your Fish

Knowing what to do after you catch a fish is more important than any fish cleaning tips, or fish cleaning tool, because nothing has a greater impact on the resulting quality of the fillets. Your mate for the trip will … Continue reading

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Kite Fishing

Kite fishing combines two great pastimes, fishing and kite flying. Tweet

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Pole Fishing

Pole fishermen use a fishing pole and bait to target a variety of fish, ranging from open ocean swimmers, like tuna and mahi mahi, to bottom dwellers, like grouper. Polefishing is environmentally responsible and a good alternative to pelagic longlining. … Continue reading

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Harpooning

Harpooning is a traditional method for catching large fish—and it’s still used today by skilled fishermen. When a harpooner spots a fish, he thrusts or shoots a long aluminum or wooden harpoon into the animal and hauls it aboard. Harpooners catch … Continue reading

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Trolling

Trolling is a hook-and-line method that tows fishing lines behind or alongside a boat. Fishermen use a variety of lures and baits to “troll” for different fish at different depths. Trollers catch fish that will follow a moving lure or bait, … Continue reading

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