The process of fishing has grown over time because of the constant love of fish by people. Over time this activity has really grown because of the exposure people have got over the activity hence making it grow. Most people that live where a lot of fishing happens have been able to be find fish easily and thus made it a daily meal. Fish is also medicinal. Fishing process could be so hectic when not done in proper manner. Over time there has been introduction of different kinds of fishing equipment that have been introduced to enhance efficiency and also make sure that the fisherman gets the fish in bulk. Fishing equipment have improved greatly from the old methods that were used to new methods. The equipment that have been used for fishing are mentioned in this article.
Some examples of fishing equipment are hooks, lines ,sinkers ,floats ,rods, reels,bait,lures,spears,nets,gaffs,traps,waders and tackle boxes. These equipment are used by most fishermen. Hook and line has been greatly embraced by very many people. Most small scale fishers use this technique because it catches one fish at a time. This may be hectic for a large scale but for a small scale it is one of the most efficiency. In this process a hook and a line is used and a bait is used at the front of the hook to attract the fish to it. This method uses a bait to attract the fish to eat it and when in the process it is hooked. This method could help one be able to catch medium sized fish.
Spears were used by the old age generation. Spears could be such an hectic one because it needed proper timing and also taking in place there is refraction one needed a lot of accuracy in order to be able to catch fish. A lot of expertise is needed in this method for one to be able to catch a good amount of fish. Modern methods have made the process an easier thing and also one with fun. These methods have brought growth in the fishing sector in a big way. One example of doing this is by the use of nets.
The nets are attached to boats or ship and then pulled. There are different methods and techniques that are used for this kind of fishing. This is because it will depend whether it is going to be deep fishing or shallow fishing. The fishermen may attach floats and other equipment to ensure proper functioning of their fishing equipment. Using nets is advantageous since it helps one catch a large amount of fish at the same time without much struggle but it has a provision for young fish.
Equipment used has helped in the growth of fishing.