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. Fish has been consumed by almost each and every person that is in a position to do that. Fish can also help treat some diseases. The process of fishing could become really strenuous when not done in the best 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. They have grown from the traditional methods of fishing to modern methods of fishing that has really helped boost the catching of fish. The equipment that have been used for fishing are mentioned in this article.
The examples of these are,hooks,bait, net, lines, spears,floats,rods,traps,tackle boxes. These equipment are used by most fishermen. The one that had majorly been used and is also still being used to date is now the one for hook and line. This kind of equipment is used all over and is mostly used by small scale fishers because it is the one that 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. It helps one catch medium sized fish.
Long ago there was the use of spears by the old age. This process of using spears is really hectic and it majorly needs patience. Catching the fish would just happen by chance and it needed a lot of experience for one to succeed in doing it otherwise you could struggle the whole day without coming home with anything. modern methods have come up and they really help make sure people get the fish in large amounts and in an easier manner. These methods have brought growth in the fishing sector in a big way. They include the use of nets.
These nets are attached to boats and ship which will then be used to pull them and catch fish. 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. Floats may be used to make sure proper functioning of the equipment. Nets re good since they are easier and give a large number of fish.
Equipment used has helped in the growth of fishing.