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6 Facts About Fishing

Facts about Fishing 10cean Tackle Store Fishing dates back 40,000 years. It is thought to have been a pastime since Egyptian times. In China and Japan, the practice of cormorant fishing is thought to date back some 1300 years. Fishermen use the natural fish-hunting instincts of the cormorants to catch fish. Techniques for catching fish include hand gathering, spearing, netting, angling and trapping. Quote: Henry David Thoreau: "Many men go fishing all of their lives without knowing that it is not fish they are after." There is an intricate link between various fishing techniques and knowledge about the fish and their behaviour including migration, foraging and habitat. wikipedia Source: The Telegraph Factors that may determine what line an angler chooses for a given fishing environment include breaking strength, knot strength, UV resistance, castability, limpness, stretch, abrasion resistance, and visibility. Modern fishing lines are usually made from artificial substances. The most common type is monofilament, made of a single strand. There are also braided fishing lines and thermally fused superlines. 6. The largest saltwater fish ever caught in the UK isles was a six gill shark that weights 1,056lb's. The man who caught the fish in 2009 was Joe Waldis who at the time was 70 years old! Brought to you by Ocean Tackle Store

6 Facts About Fishing

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