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A Book on Angling - Being a complete treatise on the art of angling in every branch is a work of angling literature with significant fly fishing content written by Francis Francis, angling editor to The Field and published in London in 1867 by Longmans, Green and Company.
A Concise Treatise on the Art of Angling- Confirmed by Actual Experiences and Minute Observations to Which is Added the Compleat Fly-Fisher is a fly fishing book written by Thomas Best, first published in London in 1787.
A History of Fly Fishing for Trout is a fly fishing book written by John Waller Hills published in London in 1921.
Acoustic ecology, sometimes called ecoacoustics or soundscape studies, is a discipline studying the relationship, mediated through sound, between human beings and their environment.
Akwidaa is a small town and fishing village in Ahanta West district, a district in the Western Region of south-west Ghana, and is one of the southernmost places in Ghana.
Alan Eaton Davidson CMG (30 March 1924 – 2 December 2003) was a British diplomat and historian best known for his writing and editing on food and gastronomy.
Alaskan king crab fishing is carried out during the fall months in the waters off the coast of Alaska and the Aleutian Islands.
Algajola is a commune in the Haute-Corse department of France on the island of Corsica.
An algal bloom is a rapid increase or accumulation in the population of algae in freshwater or marine water systems, and is recognized by the discoloration in the water from their pigments.
Almadraba in Spanish (Almadrava) is a word of Al-Andalus Arabic origin المضربة almaḍraba: 'a place to strike' The technique is to trap and catch the tuna when they are crossing between the Atlantic ocean to the Mediterranean during February to July, on their way to spawn and until recently, on its return journey, (“al revés”) when they come back into the Atlantic Ocean, they also Bycatch: bullet tuna (Auxis rochei), little tunny (Euthynnus alletteratus), Atlantic bonito (Sarda sarda), bigeye tuna (Thunnus obesus) and swordfish (Xiphias gladius).
, uminchu (in Okinawan) or kaito (in the Izu Peninsula) are Japanese divers, famous for collecting pearls.
Amadou is a spongy material derived from ''Fomes fomentarius'' fungi that grow on the bark of coniferous and angiosperm trees, and have the appearance of a horse's hoof (thus the name "horse fungus").
The American Museum of Fly Fishing is a museum in Manchester, Vermont, United States, that preserves and exhibits artifacts related to American angling.
Angling is a method of fishing by means of an "angle" (fish hook).
Angling in Yellowstone National Park is a major reason many visitors come to the park each year and since it was created in 1872, the park has drawn anglers from around the world to fish its waters.
Anoxic waters are areas of sea water, fresh water, or groundwater that are depleted of dissolved oxygen and are a more severe condition of hypoxia.
Several animal groups have undergone aquatic adaptation, going from being purely terrestrial animals to living at least part of the time in water.
A aquatic animal is an animal, either vertebrate or invertebrate, which lives in the water for most or all of its lifetime.
Aquatic biodiversity research is the field of scientific research studying marine and freshwater biological diversity.
Aquatic biomonitoring is the science of inferring the ecological condition of rivers, lakes, streams, and wetlands by examining the organisms that live there.
An aquatic ecosystem is an ecosystem in a body of water.
Aquatic feeding mechanisms face a special difficulty as compared to feeding on land, because the density of water is about the same as that of the prey, so the prey tends to be pushed away when the mouth is closed.
Aquatic insects or water insects live some portion of their life cycle in the water.
Aquatic plants are plants that have adapted to living in aquatic environments (saltwater or freshwater).
Aquatic respiration is the process whereby an aquatic animal obtains oxygen from water.
Aquatic Science is the multidisciplinary study of aquatic ecosystems, both freshwater and marine.
Aquatic toxicology is the study of the effects of manufactured chemicals and other anthropogenic and natural materials and activities on aquatic organisms at various levels of organization, from subcellular through individual organisms to communities and ecosystems.
Ardglass is a coastal fishing village, townland (of 321 acres) and civil parish in County Down, Northern Ireland, in the historic barony of Lecale Lower.
The Argungu Fishing Festival or Argungu Dance Festival is an annual four-day festival in the state of Kebbi, in the north-western part of Northern Nigeria.
The Arlesey Bomb is an angling weight developed by Richard Walker at the lake in Arlesey.
Arnold W. Gingrich (December 5, 1903 – July 9, 1976) was the editor of, and, along with publisher David A. Smart and Henry L. Jackson, co-founder of Esquire magazine.
An artificial fly or fly lure is a type of fishing lure, usually used in the sport of fly fishing (although they may also be used in other forms of angling).
Artisanal fishing (or traditional/subsistence fishing) are various small-scale, low-technology, low-capital, fishing practices undertaken by individual fishing households (as opposed to commercial companies).
Atlit Yam is an ancient submerged Neolithic village off the coast of Atlit, Israel.
Babe Winkelman (born 1949) is an American sportsman and television producer, known for television programs about hunting and fishing.
A bag limit is a law imposed on hunters and fishermen restricting the number of animals within a specific species or group of species they may kill and keep.
Feeder Goldfish are common baitfish. Bait fish are small fish caught for use as bait to attract large predatory fish, particularly game fish.
A bamboo fly rod or a split cane rod is a fly fishing rod that is made from bamboo.
Bank fishing is fishing from places where the land meets the waters edge.
The Banks dory, or Grand Banks dory, is a type of dory.
Basnig is a traditional fishing technique in the Philippines also the name of the boat (basnigan) used in this method.
The Bass Anglers Sportsman Society (B.A.S.S.) is a fishing membership organization with more than a half a million members.
A bass boat is a small boat that is designed and equipped primarily for bass fishing or fishing for other panfish, usually in freshwater such as lakes, rivers and streams.
The Bass Festival, also known as Bass Derby, is held during the second weekend of October in Rio Vista, California.
Bass fishing is the activity of angling for the North American gamefish known colloquially as the black bass.
The Bassmaster Classic is a competition in professional bass fishing.
BassTech is an English-language fishing television series that takes the Monster Garage subgenre, and applies it to fishing vessels.
A bawley was an English sailing vessel typified by a boomless cutter rig and probably named for having a boiler for cooking shrimp in amidships.
Bay mud consists of thick deposits of soft, unconsolidated silty clay, which is saturated with water; these soil layers are situated at the bottom of certain estuaries, which are normally in temperate regions that have experienced cyclical glacial cycles.
Beat Charlie Moore: is an English-language fishing television series hosted by Charlie Moore that aired on the World Fishing Network.
Benthos is the community of organisms that live on, in, or near the seabed, also known as the benthic zone.
The Bering Sea Arbitration of 1893 arose out of a fishery dispute between the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland and the United States in the 1880s.
Bermeo is a town and municipality in the comarca of Busturialdea.
Bethsaida (from Hebrew/Aramaic beth-tsaida, lit. "house of hunting" or "fishing", from the Hebrew root or) is a place mentioned in the New Testament.
This general annotated bibliography page provides an overview of notable and not so notable works in the English language regarding the sport of fly fishing, listed by year of first publication.
The Big Hole River (Salish: Sk͏ʷumcné Sewɫk͏ʷs, "waters of the pocket gopher") is a tributary of the Jefferson River, approximately 153 miles (246 km) long, in Beaverhead County, in southwestern Montana, United States.
Big-game fishing, also known as offshore sportfishing, offshore gamefishing, or blue-water fishing is a form of recreational fishing, targeting large fish such as tuna and marlin which game fisherman regard as having "sporting qualities".
Bill Dance is an angler and host of Bill Dance Outdoors, a fishing television series on the Outdoor Channel and "Bill Dance Saltwater" on the Sportsman Channel.
Bill Dance Outdoors is a half-hour fishing television series hosted by former professional tournament angler Bill Dance.
For other people of the same name see Billy Lane and Billy Lane (footballer) Billy Lane (1922–1980) was an English angler and author.
Bioluminescence is the production and emission of light by a living organism.
Biomass is an industry term for getting energy by burning wood, and other organic matter.
Biomass is the mass of living biological organisms in a given area or ecosystem at a given time.
A biome is a community of plants and animals that have common characteristics for the environment they exist in.
A bite indicator is a mechanical or electronic device which indicates to an angler that something is happening at the hook end of the fishing line.
Blacker's Art of Fly Making - comprising angling and dyeing of colours with engravings of Salmon and Trout flies shewing the process of the gentle craft as taught in the pages with descriptions of flies for the season of the year as they come out on the water is a work of fly tying literature with significant fly fishing content written by William Blacker, a London tackle dealer and first published in London in 1842 by George Nichols.
Blast fishing or dynamite fishing is the practice of using explosives to stun or kill schools of fish for easy collection.
Boilies are boiled paste fishing baits, usually combinations of fishmeals, milk proteins, bird foods, semolina and soya flour, which are mixed with eggs as a binding agent and then boiled to form hardish round baits which will last in the water.
A bokkura (Dhivehi: ބޮއްކުރާ) is the smallest type of boat commonly used in Maldives.
Bolungarvík is a fishing village and the only built-up area in the municipality of Bolungarvíkurkaupstaður in the northwest of Iceland, located on the Westfjords peninsula, approximately 14 kilometres from the town of Ísafjörður and 473 km.
Bombarda is a type of weighted float used in rod and reel fishing.
Bottom fishing, called legering in the United Kingdom, is fishing the bottom of a body of water.
Bowfishing is a method of fishing that uses specialized archery equipment to shoot and retrieve fish.
Brackish marshes develop by salt marshes where a significant freshwater influx dilutes the seawater to brackish levels of salinity.
Braided line was one of the earliest types of fishing line, and in its modern incarnations it is still very popular in some situations because of its high knot strength, lack of stretch, and great overall power in relation to its diameter.
Breeding in the wild is the natural process of animal reproduction occurring in the natural habitat of a given species.
The bugeye is a type of sailboat developed in the Chesapeake Bay for oyster dredging.
A caïque (καΐκι, kaiki, from kayık) is the term for a traditional fishing boat usually found among the waters of the Ionian or Aegean Sea, and also a light skiff used on the Bosporus.
Cadgwith (Porthkajwydh, meaning cove of the thicket) is a village and fishing port in Cornwall, England, United Kingdom.
A Cape Islander, a style of fishing boat mostly used for lobster fishing, is an inshore motor fishing boat found across Atlantic Canada having a single keeled flat bottom at the stern and more rounded towards the bow.
The Carolina rig is a plastic bait rig similar to the Texas rig, but with the weight fixed above the hook, instead of sliding down to it.
Carp is a common name for various species of freshwater fish of the family Cyprinidae, a very large group of fish native to Europe and Asia.
An ecological cascade effect is a series of secondary extinctions that is triggered by the primary extinction of a key species in an ecosystem.
A cast net, also called a throw net, is a net used for fishing.
In angling, casting is the act of throwing bait or a lure using a fishing line out over the water using a flexible fishing rod.
Catalan Bay (La Caleta) is a small bay and fishing village in Gibraltar, on the eastern side of The Rock away from the main city.
Catch and release is a practice within recreational fishing intended as a technique of conservation.
The Catskill Fly Fishing Center and Museum is a nonprofit, educational organization dedicated to: preserving America's fly fishing heritage; teaching its future generations of fly fishers; and protecting its fly fishing environment.
The Census of Marine Life was a 10-year scientific initiative, involving a global network of researchers in more than 80 nations, engaged to assess and explain the diversity, distribution, and abundance of life in the oceans.
Centerpin fishing, also called float fishing or center pin fishing, is a fishing technique which uses a centerpin rod, a centerpin reel, and Roe, or an artificial fly.
The Central New England Fishery Resource Office is involved in programs to restore, enhance, and manage a number of migratory fish species and the habitats they depend upon.
Cetacea are a widely distributed and diverse clade of aquatic mammals that today consists of the whales, dolphins, and porpoises.
Charles Cotton (28 April 1630 – 16 February 1687) was an English poet and writer, best known for translating the work of Michel de Montaigne from the French, for his contributions to The Compleat Angler, and for the influential The Compleat Gamester attributed to him.
Charles Frederick Holder (1851–1915) was an American naturalist, conservationist, and writer who produced over 40 books and thousands of articles.
Charles Hallock (March 13, 1834 – December 2, 1917) was an American author and publisher born in New York City to Gerard Hallock and Elizabeth Allen.
Charlie Moore (born November 7, 1970 in Wakefield, Massachusetts), sometimes known as Charlie Moore the Mad Fisherman, is an American television sports personality.
In English, a chasse-marée is a specific, archaic type of decked commercial sailing vessel.
The Chesapeake Bay deadrise or deadrise workboat is a type of traditional fishing boat used in the Chesapeake Bay.
In India, Chinese fishing nets (Cheena vala) are fishing nets that are fixed land installations for fishing.
Chris Yates is an angler, photographer, broadcaster, tea connoisseur and author.
Chumming (American English from Powhatan) is the practice of luring various animals, usually fish such as sharks, by throwing "chum" into the water.
Ciboure (meaning 'end of bridge') is a commune in the Pyrénées-Atlantiques department in south-western France.
A circle hook is a type of fish hook which is sharply curved back in a circular shape.
Clam digging is a North American term for a common way to harvest clams (edible infaunal bivalve mollusks) from below the surface of the tidal sand flats or mud flats where they live.
A clonk is a fishing tool which has been used in Europe to fish for Wels catfish.
The Clouser Deep Minnow is an artificial fly commonly categorized as a streamer and is fished under the water surface.
Clovelly is a small village in the Torridge district of Devon, England.
Coarse fishing is a term used in the United Kingdom and Ireland for angling for coarse fish.
Coastal fish, also called inshore fish or neritic fish, inhabit the sea between the shoreline and the edge of the continental shelf.
The coble is a type of open traditional fishing boat which developed on the North East coast of England.
The Cod Wars (Þorskastríðin, "the cod strife", or Landhelgisstríðin, "the wars for the territorial waters") were a series of confrontations between the United Kingdom and Iceland on fishing rights in the North Atlantic.
Colored dissolved organic matter (CDOM) is the optically measurable component of the dissolved organic matter in water.
Commercial fishing is the activity of catching fish and other seafood for commercial profit, mostly from wild fisheries.
Commercial fishing is a major industry in Alaska, and has been for hundreds of years.
The Common Fisheries Policy (CFP) is the fisheries policy of the European Union (EU).
A community-supported fishery (CSF) is an alternative business model for selling fresh, locally sourced seafood.
The coracle is a small, rounded, lightweight boat of the sort traditionally used in Wales, and also in parts of the West Country and in Ireland, particularly the River Boyne, and in Scotland, particularly the River Spey.
Coral reef fish are fish which live amongst or in close relation to coral reefs.
A corf (pl. corves) also spelt corve (pl. corves) is a container of wood, net, chicken wire, metal or plastic used to contain live fish, eels or crustaceans (such as crayfish) underwater, at docks or in fishing boats.
Cormorant fishing is a traditional fishing method in which fishermen use trained cormorants to fish in rivers.
A couta boat is a type of boat sailed in Victoria, Australia, around Sorrento and Queenscliff and along Victoria's west coast as far west as Portland.
Crab traps are used to bait, lure, and catch crabs for commercial or recreational use.
A Creel is a wicker basket usually used for carrying fish or blocks of peat.
Cul de canard (CDC) (French for "duck bottom") are the feathers from the back of a duck directly around the preen gland (uropygial gland); they are very buoyant due to preen oil produced by the preen gland.
Cullercoats is a village and urban area of North East England, with a population 9,407 in 2004.
A currach is a type of Irish boat with a wooden frame, over which animal skins or hides were once stretched, though now canvas is more usual.
Cyanide fishing is a method of collecting live fish mainly for use in aquariums, which involves spraying a sodium cyanide mixture into the desired fish's habitat in order to stun the fish.
Dan Bailey (March 22, 1904 – 1982) was a fly-shop owner, innovative fly developer and staunch Western conservationist.
Daniel Pauly is a French-born marine biologist, well known for his work in studying human impacts on global fisheries.
Dead zones are hypoxic (low-oxygen) areas in the world's oceans and large lakes, caused by "excessive nutrient pollution from human activities coupled with other factors that deplete the oxygen required to support most marine life in bottom and near-bottom water.
Deadliest Catch is a documentary television series produced by Original Productions for the Discovery Channel.
While fishing, generally for black bass, deadsticking is the act of presenting a soft plastic lure either by casting or a vertical drop and allowing the bait to remain motionless for an extended period time before retrieval.
A deep sea community is any community of organisms associated by a shared habitat in the deep sea.
The term deep sea creature refers to organisms that live below the photic zone of the ocean.
Deep-sea fish are fish that live in the darkness below the sunlit surface waters, that is below the epipelagic or photic zone of the sea.
The habitat of deep-water corals, also known as cold-water corals, extends to deeper, darker parts of the oceans than tropical corals, ranging from near the surface to the abyss, beyond where water temperatures may be as cold as.
Demersal fish live and feed on or near the bottom of seas or lakes (the demersal zone).
DePuy Spring Creek is a three mile long trout fishery located between the Absaroka and Gallatin mountain ranges in Paradise Valley, south of Livingston, Montana.
Dhoni or Dhoani (ދޯނި. Dōni) is a multi-purpose sailboat with a motor or lateen sails that is used in the Maldives.
Meaning "little devil", the diawl bach is a popular Welsh fly pattern used in British still waters, and an appropriate lure to use when the fish are feeding on midge pupae.
A diving mask (also half mask, dive mask or scuba mask) is an item of diving equipment that allows underwater divers, including, scuba divers, free-divers, and snorkelers to see clearly underwater.
The dogger was a form of fishing boat, described as early as the 14th century, that commonly operated in the North Sea.
Dolphins are a widely distributed and diverse group of aquatic mammals.
Donald S. Martinez (1903-1955), was an American commercial fly tier, fly shop owner and fly angler.
A dory is a small, shallow-draft boat, about long.
The Double-heart of Stacked Stones or the Twin-Heart Fish Trap is a stone fishing weir located on the north side of Qimei Township, Penghu County, Taiwan.
A downrigger is a device used while fishing using the trolling method, which places a lure at the desired depth.
Drift netting is a fishing technique where nets, called drift nets, hang vertically in the water column without being anchored to the bottom.
A drifter is a type of fishing boat.
A dropline is a commercial fishing device, consisting of a long fishing line set vertically down into the water, with a series of fishing hooks attached to snoods.
Dry-Fly Fishing in Theory and Practice (1889) is British author and angler Frederic M. Halford's second and most influential book on dry fly fishing.
The dugong (Dugong dugon) is a medium-sized marine mammal.
A dugout canoe or simply dugout is a boat made from a hollowed tree trunk.
Dunmore East is a popular tourist and fishing village in County Waterford, Ireland.
Ea (also pronounced Ie in Basque) is a town and municipality located in the province of Biscay, in the autonomous community of Basque Country, northern Spain.
The East Gallatin River flows in a northwesterly direction through the Gallatin valley, Gallatin County, Montana.
Ecohydrology (from Greek οἶκος, oikos, "house(hold)"; ὕδωρ, hydōr, "water"; and -λογία, -logia) is an interdisciplinary field studying the interactions between water and ecosystems.
Mangrove ecosystems represent natural capital capable of producing a wide range of goods and services for coastal environments and communities and society as a whole.
An ecoregion (ecological region) is an ecologically and geographically defined area that is smaller than a bioregion, which in turn is smaller than an ecozone.
An eel buck or eel basket is a type of fish trap that was prevalent in the River Thames in England up to the 20th century.
The egg-sucking leech is an artificial fly used in fly fishing.
Elantxobe is a town and municipality located in the province of Biscay, in the autonomous community of Basque Country, northern Spain.
Electrofishing uses direct current electricity flowing between a submerged cathode and anode.
The environmental impact of fishing includes issues such as the availability of fish, overfishing, fisheries, and fisheries management; as well as the impact of fishing on other elements of the environment, such as by-catch.
Ernest George Schwiebert, Ph.D. (1931–2005) was born in Chicago on June 5, 1931.
An estuary is a partially enclosed coastal body of brackish water with one or more rivers or streams flowing into it, and with a free connection to the open sea.
The European Union (EU) is a political and economic union of EUnum member states that are located primarily in Europe.
Eutrophication (from Greek eutrophos, "well-nourished"), or hypertrophication, is when a body of water becomes overly enriched with minerals and nutrients that induce excessive growth of plants and algae.
The Eyemouth disaster was a severe European windstorm that struck the south-eastern coast of Scotland, United Kingdom, specifically Berwickshire, on 14 October 1881.
In oceanic biogeochemistry, the f-ratio is the fraction of total primary production fuelled by nitrate (as opposed to that fuelled by other nitrogen compounds such as ammonium).
A factory ship, also known as a fish processing vessel, is a large ocean-going vessel with extensive on-board facilities for processing and freezing caught fish or whales.
A falkusa (falkuša) is a traditional fishing boat used by fishermen from the town of Komiža on the Adriatic island of Vis, Croatia.
Farley Boats set the standard along the Gulf Coast for fishing and sport from 1915 to the mid-1970s.
Favorite Flies and Their Histories - With many replies from practical anglers to inquiries concerning how, when and where to use them-Illustrated by Thirty-two colored plates of flies, six engravings of natural insects and eight reproductions of photographs is a fly fishing book written by Mary Orvis Marbury published in Boston in April 1892 by Houghton Mifflin.
A felucca (فلوكة, possibly originally from Greek ἐφόλκιον (Epholkion)) is a traditional wooden sailing boat used in protected waters of the Red Sea and eastern Mediterranean, in Egypt and Sudan (particularly along the Nile), including Malta and Tunisia, and also in Iraq.
The Fifie is a design of sailing boat developed on the east coast of Scotland.
Findon or Finnan (Gaelic: Fionndan) is a fishing village eight miles south of Aberdeen, famous for originating the smoked haddock known as Finnan haddie.
The Firehole River is located in northwestern Wyoming, and is one of the two major tributaries of the Madison River.
Fish are gill-bearing aquatic craniate animals that lack limbs with digits.
A fish aggregating (or aggregation) device (FAD) is a man-made object used to attract ocean going pelagic fish such as marlin, tuna and mahi-mahi (dolphin fish).
Fish and Game New Zealand is the collective brand name of 12 regional Fish and Game Councils and the New Zealand Fish and Game Council which administer sports fishing and gamebird resources in New Zealand (apart from within the Taupo Fishing District, which is administered by the Department of Conservation).
A fish hook or fishhook is a device for catching fish either by impaling them in the mouth or, more rarely, by snagging the body of the fish.
Australia has over 5000 described species of fish, a quarter of which are endemic.
A fish pond, or fishpond, is a controlled pond, artificial lake, or reservoir that is stocked with fish and is used in aquaculture for fish farming, or is used for recreational fishing or for ornamental purposes.
Fish toxins or fish stupefying plants have historically been used by many hunter gatherer cultures to stun fish, so they become easy to collect by hand.
A fish trap is a trap used for fishing.
Fish Warrior is a television series on National Geographic Channel hosted by Jakub Vágner.
A fish wheel, also known as a salmon wheel, is a device situated in rivers for catching fish which looks and operates like a watermill.
The Fisherfolk Movement (in Filipino - Kilusang Mangingisda ng Pilipinas or KM) is a coalition of eight federation and alliances of small fisherfolk in the Philippines.
Rising ocean temperatures and ocean acidification are radically altering aquatic ecosystems.
Fisheries management is the activity of protecting fishery resources so sustainable exploitation is possible, drawing on fisheries science, and including the precautionary principle.
Fisheries science is the academic discipline of managing and understanding fisheries.
A fisherman or fisher is someone who captures fish and other animals from a body of water, or gathers shellfish.
Generally, a fishery is an entity engaged in raising or harvesting fish which is determined by some authority to be a fishery.
The Fishery Protection Squadron is a front-line squadron of the Royal Navy with responsibility for patrolling the UK's Extended Fisheries Zone.
A fishfinder or sounder (Australia) is an instrument used to locate fish underwater by detecting reflected pulses of sound energy, as in sonar.
Fishing is the activity of trying to catch fish.
Fishing Australia is an Australian fishing television program, produced by WIN Television.
Fishing bait is any substance used to attract and catch fish, e.g. on the end of a fishing hook, or inside a fish trap.
A fishing basket is a basket used for fishing.
Fishing down the food web is the process whereby fisheries in a given ecosystem, "having depleted the large predatory fish on top of the food web, turn to increasingly smaller species, finally ending up with previously spurned small fish and invertebrates".
A fishing dredge, also known as a scallop dredge or oyster dredge, is a kind of dredge which is towed along the bottom of the sea by a fishing boat in order to collect a targeted edible bottom-dwelling species.
A fishing fleet is an aggregate of commercial fishing vessels.
A fishing float (or bobber in the US) is an item of angling equipment.
In fishing, a gaff is a pole with a sharp hook on the end that is used to stab a large fish and then lift the fish into the boat or onto shore.
Fishing in Chile is a major industry with a total catch of 4,442,877 tons of fish in 2006.
Fishing in Cornwall, England, UK, has traditionally been one of the main elements of the economy of the county.
Fishing in Ghana is made up of both ocean caught fish, as well as freshwater fishing in lakes and rivers.
Fishing in India is a major industry in its coastal states, employing over 14 million people.
This page lists the world fisheries production for 2005.
The fishing industry in Scotland comprises a significant proportion of the United Kingdom fishing industry.
A fishing light attractor is a fishing aid which uses lights attached to structure above water or suspended underwater to attract both fish and members of their food chain to specific areas in order to harvest them.
A fishing line is a cord used or made for angling.
A fishing lure is a type of artificial fishing bait which is designed to attract a fish's attention.
A fishing net is a net used for fishing.
A fishing reel is a cylindrical device attached to a fishing rod used in winding and stowing line.
A fishing rod is a long, flexible rod used to catch fish.
Fishing rod tapers describe how much a fishing rod bends or flexes under pressure.
A fishing sinker or knoch is a weight used in conjunction with a fishing lure or hook to increase its rate of sink, anchoring ability, and/or casting distance.
A fishing stage is a wooden vernacular building, typical of the rough traditional buildings associated with the cod fishery in Newfoundland, Canada.
A fishing swivel is a small device consisting of two rings connected to a pivoting joint.
Fishing tackle is the equipment used by anglers when fishing.
Fishing techniques are methods for catching fish.
A fishing tournament, or derby, is an organised competition among anglers.
A fishing trawler is a commercial fishing vessel designed to operate fishing trawls.
A fishing vessel is a boat or ship used to catch fish in the sea, or on a lake or river.
A fishing village is a village, usually located near a fishing ground, with an economy based on catching fish and harvesting seafood.
A fishing weir, fish weir, fishgarth or kiddle is an obstruction placed in tidal waters, or wholly or partially across a river, to direct the passage of, or trap fish.
Fishing with John is a 1991 television series conceived, directed by and starring actor and musician John Lurie, which earned a cult following.
FishingKaki.com (aka FishingKaki, FK.com or simply FK) is one of the world's most popular fishing internet-based message boards and is based in Singapore.
Fissipedia is a former biological suborder comprising the largely land-based families of the order Carnivora.
Flesh Fly is a popular fly pattern used by rainbow trout anglers in Western Alaska.
A float tube, also known as a belly boat or kick boat, is a small, lightweight inflatable fishing craft which anglers use to fish from.
Floating Flies and How to Dress Them - A Treatise on the Most Modern Methods of Dressing Artificial Flies for Trout and Grayling with Full Illustrated Directions and Containing Ninety Hand-Coloured Engravings of the Most Killing Patterns Together with a Few Hints to Dry-Fly Fishermen is a fly fishing book written by Frederic M. Halford published in London in April 1886 by Sampson Low.
Flossers are anglers who use the method of bottom bouncing or lining to catch fish.
Flounder tramping is a traditional method of catching flounder or other flat fish by wading in shallow water and standing on them.
The Fly Casting Analyzer is a research tool for understanding fly casting, developed in 2003 by Bruce Richards of Scientific Anglers and Noel Perkins, a professor of engineering at the University of Michigan.
Fly Fishers International is an international 501(c)(3) non-profit organization headquartered in Livingston, Montana.
Fly fishing is an angling method in which an artificial "fly" is used to catch fish.
Fly fishing tackle comprises the fishing tackle or equipment typically used by fly anglers.
Fly rod building is the art of constructing a fly fishing rod to match the performance desires of the individual angler.
Fly tying is the process of producing an artificial fly used by fly fishing anglers to catch fish.
FNC: Uncut is an English-language fishing television series spun off Fish'n Canada, that looks at "what goes on when the camera is supposedly off, to reveal arguments, practical jokes and the everyday life of a fishing celebrity." This behind-the-scenes series airs on the World Fishing Network, and premiered fall 2006.
The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO; Organisation des Nations unies pour l'alimentation et l'agriculture, Organizzazione delle Nazioni Unite per l'Alimentazione e l'Agricoltura) is a specialized agency of the United Nations that leads international efforts to defeat hunger.
A food chain is a linear network of links in a food web starting from producer organisms (such as grass or trees which use radiation from the Sun to make their food) and ending at apex predator species (like grizzly bears or killer whales), detritivores (like earthworms or woodlice), or decomposer species (such as fungi or bacteria).
A food web (or food cycle) is a natural interconnection of food chains and a graphical representation (usually an image) of what-eats-what in an ecological community.
The Fort Frances Canadian Bass Championship is a catch and release smallmouth bass fishing tournament held on Rainy Lake and hosted in Fort Frances, Ontario, Canada.
Frank Parker Day (9 May 1881 at Shubenacadie, Nova Scotia – 30 July 1950 at Yarmouth, Nova Scotia) was a Canadian athlete, academic and author.
Frederic Michael Halford (13 April 1844 – 5 March 1914), pseudonym Detached Badger, was a wealthy and influential British angler and fly fishing author.
Freshwater biology is the scientific biological study of freshwater ecosystems and is a branch of limnology.
The state of Maharashtra in India has several major river systems including those of the Narmada, Tapti, Godavari and Krishna rivers.
Freshwater ecosystems are a subset of Earth's aquatic ecosystems.
Freshwater environmental quality parameters are the natural and man-made chemical, biological and microbiological characteristics of rivers, lakes and ground-waters, the ways they are measured and the ways that they change.
Freshwater fish are those that spend some or all of their lives in fresh water, such as rivers and lakes, with a salinity of less than 0.05%.
A freshwater marsh is a marsh that contains fresh water.
Freshwater swamp forests, or flooded forests, are forests which are inundated with freshwater, either permanently or seasonally.
Fiberglass Friendship Sloop ''Bay Lady'' (launched in 1979) The Friendship sloop, also known as a Muscongus Bay sloop or lobster sloop, is a style of gaff-rigged sloop that originated in Friendship, Maine around 1880.
George Edward MacKenzie Skues, usually known as G. E. M. Skues (1858–1949), was a British lawyer, author and fly fisherman most noted for the invention of modern-day nymph fishing and the controversy it caused with the Chalk stream dry fly doctrine developed by Frederic M. Halford.
The Galway hooker (Irish: húicéir) is a traditional fishing boat used in Galway Bay off the west coast of Ireland.
Game fish are fish pursued by recreational anglers.
Garum was a fermented fish sauce used as a condiment in the cuisines of ancient Greece, Rome, and later Byzantium.
Gathering seafood by hand can be as easy as picking shellfish or kelp up off the beach, or doing some digging for clams or crabs, or perhaps diving under the water for abalone or lobsters.
Gümüşlük, a seaside village and fishing port in Bodrum, Muğla Province, southwestern Turkey.
The geography and ecology of the Everglades involve the complex elements affecting the natural environment throughout the southern region of the U.S. state of Florida.
George F. Grant (September 18, 1906 – November 2, 2008) was an angler, author and conservationist from Butte, Montana.
Gerakan Nelajan Marhaenis ('Marhaenist Fishermen's Movement') was an organization of fishermen in Indonesia, linked to the Indonesian Nationalist Party (PNI).
Getaria is a coastal town located in the province of Gipuzkoa, in the autonomous community of Basque Country, in the North of Spain.
Ghost nets are fishing nets that have been left or lost in the ocean by fishermen.
The Gibbon River flows east of the Continental Divide in Yellowstone National Park, in northwestern Wyoming, the Northwestern United States.
Gigging is the practice of hunting fish or small game with a gig or similar multi-pronged spear.
Gilleleje is one of the main towns of the Gribskov municipality in Region Hovedstaden in Denmark.
Gillnetting is a common fishing method used by commercial and artisanal fishermen of all the oceans and in some freshwater and estuary areas.
Glass floats, glass fishing floats, or Japanese glass fishing floats are popular collectors' items.
The Gloucester dory is a variant of the Banks dory, a type of narrow-bottomed, slab-sided boat, common in the North Eastern United States.
The Golden North Salmon Derby is an annual salmon fishing competition held in Juneau, Alaska in August.
The Golden Triangle is an informal designation for a region renowned as one of the premier fly fishing locations in the United States.
Gore-Tex is a waterproof, breathable fabric membrane and registered trademark of W. L. Gore and Associates.
The Grey Ghost Streamer is an artificial fly, of the streamer type.
Grip is an archipelago, a deserted fishing village, and a former municipality about northwest of the city of Kristiansund.
Groundbait is fishing bait that is cast into the water in order to attract fish to the fishing area.
Guéthary is a commune in the Pyrénées-Atlantiques department in south-western France.
The hair rig is a piece of fishing tackle which allows a bait to be presented without sitting directly on the hook.
A hand net, also called a scoop net or dip net, is a net or mesh basket held open by a hoop.
Handline fishing, or handlining, is a fishing technique where a single fishing line is held in the hands.
Hank Parker is a well-known professional bass fisherman in the United States.
The Hare's Ear is a traditional artificial fly imitating an aquatic insect larvae (nymph) used in fly fishing.
Harold Adams Innis (November 5, 1894 – November 8, 1952) was a professor of political economy at the University of Toronto and the author of seminal works on Canadian economic history and on media and communication theory.
A harpoon is a long spear-like instrument used in fishing, whaling, sealing, and other marine hunting to catch large fish or marine mammals such as whales.
The Hawaiian sling is a device used in spearfishing.
Ha Long Bay (Vịnh Hạ Long) is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and popular travel destination in Quang Ninh Province, Vietnam.
Heddon is a brand of artificial fishing lures created by James Heddon, (originally a beekeeper) who is credited with the invention of the first artificial fishing lures made of wood in the late 1890s.
A herring buss (Haringbuis) was a type of seagoing fishing vessel, mostly used by Dutch and Flemish herring fishermen in the 15th through early 19th centuries.
Hip boots, or hip waders as they are sometimes called, are a type of tall boot initially designed to be worn by river fishermen.
Hondarribia (Hondarribia; Fuenterrabía; Fontarrabie) is a town situated on the west shore of Bidasoa river's mouth, in Gipuzkoa, in Basque Country, Spain.
Hook, Line and Sinker is an Australian fishing television program, produced by HLS Productions in Hobart, Tasmania and is hosted by Nick Duigan and Andrew Hart.
In recreational fishing terminology, the hookset (setting the hook or striking) is a motion made with a fishing rod in order to "set" a fish hook into the mouth of a fish once it has bitten a fishing lure or bait.
Hotspot Ecosystem Research and Man's Impact On European Seas (HERMIONE) is an international multidisciplinary project, started in April 2009, that studies deep-sea ecosystems.
Hovden is a fishing village in the municipality of Bø in Nordland county, Norway.
Huanchaco is a popular vacation beach town in the city of Trujillo, Peru.
Hunting and fishing in Alaska are common both for recreation and subsistence.
Hydrobiology is the science of life and life processes in water.
A hydrothermal vent is a fissure in a planet's surface from which geothermally heated water issues.
The hyporheic zone is a region beneath and alongside a stream bed, where there is mixing of shallow groundwater and surface water.
Hypoxia refers to low oxygen conditions.
Ice fishing is the practice of catching fish with lines and fish hooks or spears through an opening in the ice on a frozen body of water.
or is a method of slaughtering fish to maintain the quality of its meat.
International Collective in Support of Fishworkers (ICSF) is a non-government organisation that intends to be a supportive network of fish mongers.
The International Game Fish Association (IGFA) is the leading authority on angling pursuits and the keeper of the most current World Record fishing catches by fish categories.
The International Land-Based Shark Fishing Association (ILSFA) was formed to unify the sport of land-based shark fishing and its anglers by establish of the standards for the compilation and recognition of world records, while also promoting, through research, education and practice, responsible enjoyment and stewardship of marine and coastal resources.
Intertidal ecology is the study of intertidal ecosystems, where organisms live between the low and high tide lines.
An intertidal wetland is an area along a shoreline that is exposed to air at low tide and submerged at high tide.
Iron fertilization is the intentional introduction of iron fines to iron-poor areas of the ocean surface to stimulate phytoplankton production.
Izaak Walton (–1683) was an English writer.
The Izaak Walton League is an American environmental organization founded in 1922 that promotes natural resource protection and outdoor recreation.
The AT&T Greater Jacksonville Kingfish Tournament (GJKT) is a contest fishing for King mackerel that spans six days every July in Jacksonville, Florida.
Jakub Vágner (born 24 December 1981, Prague, Czechoslovakia (today Czech Republic)) is a musician, television presenter and extreme angler specializing in travel and natural history.
James Prosek (born May 23, 1975) is an American artist, writer and naturalist.
A Jangada is a traditional fishing boat (in fact a sailing raft) made of wood used in the northern region of Brazil.
Jeremy John Wade (born 23 March 1956) is a British television presenter and author of books on angling.
A jiggerpole (or jigger pole) is a long fishing pole that is used with a short and heavy line, usually a foot (0.3 m) or less of 50 lbf (220 N) test or heavier.
Jigging is the practice of fishing with a jig, a type of fishing lure.
John Dietsch is the author of the book Shadowcasting: An Introduction to the Art of Flyfishing.
John Gierach is an American author and freelance writer who formerly resided on the St. Vrain River in Lyons, Colorado and now lives in Larimer County, Colorado.
John Wilson MBE (born 1943) is a British angler who has been involved with angling television production for the last 20 years featuring on Channel 4 Television and more recently on the digital TV channel, Discovery Real Time.
A jukung or canoe also known as cadik is a small wooden Indonesian outrigger canoe.
Juliana Berners, O.S.B., (or Barnes or Bernes) (born 1388), English writer on heraldry, hawking and hunting, is said to have been prioress of the Priory of St Mary of Sopwell, near St Albans in Hertfordshire.
Kaunolū Village Site is located on the south coast of the island of Lānaʻi.
Kayak fishing is fishing from a kayak.
Kelp forests are underwater areas with a high density of kelp.
Kite fishing is a fishing technique involving a kite from which hangs a drop line attached to a lure or bait.
The Klinkhammer is a popular emerger used in fly fishing to catch grayling and trout.
A kolae boat (เรือกอและ) is a traditional fishing boat used in the lower southern provinces of Thailand.
Ladner was created as a fishing village on the banks of the Fraser River.
A lagoon is a shallow body of water separated from a larger body of water by barrier islands or reefs.
A lake ecosystem includes biotic (living) plants, animals and micro-organisms, as well as abiotic (nonliving) physical and chemical interactions.
Lake stratification is the separation of lakes into three layers.
Lamorna (Nansmornow) is a village, valley and cove in west Cornwall, England, UK.
A lampara net is a type of fishing net.
Lampuki is the Maltese name for the dorado or mahi-mahi, a kind of fish that migrates past the Maltese islands during the autumn.
Land-based game fishing is a form of sport fishing in which anglers attempt to catch big-game fish from shore rather than from ocean-going boats.
Landscape limnology is the spatially explicit study of lakes, streams, and wetlands as they interact with freshwater, terrestrial, and human landscapes to determine the effects of pattern on ecosystem processes across temporal and spatial scales.
Large marine ecosystems (LMEs) are regions of the world's oceans, encompassing coastal areas from river basins and estuaries to the seaward boundaries of continental shelves and the outer margins of the major ocean current systems.
Larry Larsen is a United States world-class freshwater sport fishermen and author.
A lave net is a type of fishing net used in river estuaries, particularly in the Severn Estuary in Wales and England to catch salmon.
Lekeitio (Spanish: Lequeitio) is a town and municipality located in the province of Biscay, in the Spanish Autonomous Community of Basque Country, northeast from Bilbao.
Limnology (from Greek λίμνη, limne, "lake" and λόγος, logos, "knowledge"), is the study of inland aquatic ecosystems.
The following is a list of border incidents involving North and South Korea since the Korean Armistice Agreement of July 27, 1953, ended large scale military action of the Korean War.
Since the 18th century, hundreds of angling authors have adopted pseudonyms for their books, for their contributions to journals and the popular press.
The Little Cleo is a small spoon lure made by the Acme Tackle Company which comes in nine sizes from 1⁄16 oz to 1 1⁄4 oz, and in many different color combinations.
Lobsters are widely fished around the world for their meat.
A lobster trap or lobster pot is a portable trap that traps lobsters or crayfish and is used in lobster fishing.
Lobster Wars, also known as Deadliest Catch: Lobstermen in the United Kingdom, is a documentary television series on the Discovery Channel.
Lobstermen: Jeopardy at Sea is a multi-part documentary/reality show on the Discovery Channel chronicling the fall 2005 North Atlantic lobster fishing season aboard several fishing boats.
Lofoten is an archipelago and a traditional district in the county of Nordland, Norway.
The log canoe is a type of sailboat developed in the Chesapeake Bay region.
Longline fishing is a commercial fishing technique.
A lugger is a class of boat, widely used as traditional fishing boats, particularly off the coasts of France, England and Scotland.
Lunkerville is a television series dedicated to bass fishing enthusiasts across the U.S.A. and Canada.
A luzzu is a traditional fishing boat from the Maltese islands.
The Mackinaw boat is a loose, non-standardized term for a light, open sailboat used in the interior of North America during the fur trading era.
Mahi-mahi are swift and acrobatic game fish with striking colours.
Makassan trepangers from the southwest corner of Sulawesi, Indonesia began visiting the coast of northern Australia sometime around the middle of the 1700s, first in the Kimberley region, and some decades later in Arnhem Land, to collect and process trepang (also known as sea cucumber), a marine invertebrate sea cucumber prized for its culinary value generally and for its medicinal properties in Chinese markets.
Manatees (family Trichechidae, genus Trichechus) are large, fully aquatic, mostly herbivorous marine mammals sometimes known as sea cows. There are three accepted living species of Trichechidae, representing three of the four living species in the order Sirenia: the Amazonian manatee (Trichechus inunguis), the West Indian manatee (Trichechus manatus), and the West African manatee (Trichechus senegalensis).
Marine bacteriophages or marine phages are viruses that live as obligate parasitic agents in marine bacteria such as cyanobacteria.
Marine biology is the scientific study of marine life, organisms in the sea.
Marine conservation refers to the study of conserving physical and biological marine resources and ecosystem functions.
Marine Conservation Activism refers to the efforts of non-governmental organizations and individuals to bring about social and political change in the area of marine conservation.
Marine debris, also known as marine litter, is human-created waste that has deliberately or accidentally been released in a lake, sea, ocean or waterway.
Marine ecosystems are among the largest of Earth's aquatic ecosystems.
The marine environment supplies many kinds of habitats that support marine life.
Marine invertebrates are the invertebrates that live in marine habitats.
Marine larval ecology is the study of the factors influencing the dispersing larval stage which is exhibited by many marine invertebrates and fishes.
Marine mammals are aquatic mammals that rely on the ocean and other marine ecosystems for their existence.
The Marine Management Organisation (MMO) is an executive non-departmental public body in the United Kingdom established under the Marine and Coastal Access Act 2009.
Marine pollution occurs when harmful, or potentially harmful, effects result from the entry into the ocean of chemicals, particles, industrial, agricultural, and residential waste, noise, or the spread of invasive organisms.
Marine protected areas (MPA) are protected areas of seas, oceans, estuaries or large lakes.
Reptiles that live in the sea. Marine reptiles are reptiles which have become secondarily adapted for an aquatic or semiaquatic life in a marine environment.
In the deep ocean, marine snow is a continuous shower of mostly organic detritus falling from the upper layers of the water column.
The Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) is an independent non-profit organization which sets a standard for sustainable fishing.
Marine vertebrates are vertebrates which live in a marine environment.
Marlin fishing (also called billfishing) is considered by some game fishermen to be a pinnacle of offshore game fishing, due to the size and power of the four marlin species and their relative rareness.
Marsaxlokk is a traditional fishing village in the South Eastern Region of Malta, with a population of 3,534 as of March 2014.
In biology, mating (or mateing in British English) is the pairing of either opposite-sex or hermaphroditic organisms, usually for the purposes of sexual reproduction.
Matthew Hayes is a British angler who is featured in televised angling shows on Discovery Real Time.
The McKenzie River dory, or drift boat, is an adaptation of the open-water dory converted for use in rivers.
In Old World archaeology, Mesolithic (Greek: μέσος, mesos "middle"; λίθος, lithos "stone") is the period between the Upper Paleolithic and the Neolithic.
Michael de Avila (also known as Mike D) is an American television personality, filmmaker, and producer from New York, New York.
Microbial ecology (or environmental microbiology) is the ecology of microorganisms: their relationship with one another and with their environment.
The microbial food web refers to the combined trophic interactions among microbes in aquatic environments.
The microbial loop describes a trophic pathway in the marine microbial food web where dissolved organic carbon (DOC) is returned to higher trophic levels via its incorporation into bacterial biomass, and then coupled with the classic food chain formed by phytoplankton-zooplankton-nekton.
The minimum landing size (MLS) is the smallest fish measurement at which it is legal to keep or sell a fish.
Minor Tactics of the Chalk Stream and Kindred Studies is a fly fishing book written by G. E. M. Skues published in London in 1910.
Monofilament fishing line (shortened to just mono) is fishing line made from a single fiber of plastic.
The Monterey Clipper is a fishing boat common to the San Francisco Bay Area, the Monterey Bay Area and east to the Sacramento delta.
The Moray Firth fishing disaster of August 1848 was one of the worst fishing disasters in maritime history on the east coast of Scotland, and was caused by a severe storm that struck the Moray Firth.
Mormyshka (or Mormishka, or Marmooska, мормышка) is a sort of fishing lure or a jig.
Moskenes is a municipality in Nordland county, Norway.
In biology, moulting (British English), or molting (American English), also known as sloughing, shedding, or in many invertebrates, ecdysis, is the manner in which an animal routinely casts off a part of its body (often, but not always, an outer layer or covering), either at specific times of the year, or at specific points in its life cycle.
The Muddler Minnow is a popular and versatile artificial fly of the streamer type used in fly fishing and fly tying.
Mudflats or mud flats, also known as tidal flats, are coastal wetlands that form when mud is deposited by tides or rivers.
Multifilament line, also referred to as The Super Lines, is a type of fishing line.
Mundaka (Mundaca) is a town and municipality located in the province of Biscay, in the autonomous community of Basque Country, northern Spain.
There is historical evidence to document the pilchard (sardine) industry in the South West Coast of Ireland from Ardmore, County Waterford, to Ballinskelligs in County Kerry, from approximately 1570 to about 1750.
The muro-ami fishing technique, employed on coral reefs in Southeast Asia, uses an encircling net together with pounding devices.
Mutriku (Motrico) is a town located in the province of Gipuzkoa in the Autonomous Community of Basque Country in northern Spain.
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA; pronounced, like "Noah") is an American scientific agency within the United States Department of Commerce that focuses on the conditions of the oceans, major waterways, and the atmosphere.
Natural capital is the world's stock of natural resources, which includes geology, soils, air, water and all living organisms.
Nekton or necton refers to the aggregate of actively swimming aquatic organisms in a body of water.
An outport is the term given for a small isolated coastal community in the Canadian province of Newfoundland and Labrador.
Newhaven is a district in the City of Edinburgh, Scotland, between Leith and Granton and about north of the city centre, just north of the Victoria Park district.
The Newlyn riots were a major civil disturbance that occurred in Newlyn, Cornwall, UK on the three days beginning 18 May 1896 (Monday to Wednesday); it arose from the local fishery and the trade in fish.
The is the largest amateur sports fishing club in Japan.
The nobby is an inshore sailing boat which was used as a traditional fishing boat around Lancashire and the Isle of Man.
Noodling is fishing for catfish using one's bare hands, and is practiced primarily in the southern United States.
The Nordland boat (or Nordlandsbåt), is a type of fishing boat that has been used for centuries in northern counties of Nordland, Troms and Finnmark of Norway and derives its name from Nordland county where it has a long history.
Norman Fitzroy Maclean (December 23, 1902August 2, 1990) was an American author and scholar noted for his books A River Runs Through It and Other Stories (1976) and Young Men and Fire (1992).
The North Pacific Longliners Association (NPLA) is a trade group that represents the largest longliners.
Nyksund is a coastal fishing village on the northern part of the island of Langøya in the Vesterålen archipelago.
Ocean chemistry, also known as marine chemistry, is influenced by turbidity currents, sediments, pH levels, atmospheric constituents, metamorphic activity, and ecology.
Ocean fertilization or ocean nourishment is a type of climate engineering based on the purposeful introduction of nutrients to the upper ocean to increase marine food production and to remove carbon dioxide from the atmosphere.
Ocean turbidity is a measure of the amount of cloudiness or haziness in sea water caused by individual particles that are too small to be seen without magnification.
Old Perlican is a fishing village on the Avalon Peninsula, Newfoundland and Labrador in Canada.
Ona is a village and an island group located in Sandøy Municipality in Møre og Romsdal county, Norway.
Ondarroa is a town and municipality located in the province of Biscay, in the autonomous community of the Basque Autonomous Community, northern Spain.
The Original Floater is a wobbler type of fishing lure, manufactured by Rapala.
Orio is a fishing town located in the province of Gipuzkoa in the Basque Autonomous Community, northern Spain, with the town nucleus lying on the river Oria, roughly one mile away from its mouth by the Bay of Biscay.
Otters are carnivorous mammals in the subfamily Lutrinae.
An outline, also called a hierarchical outline, is a list arranged to show hierarchical relationships and is a type of tree structure.
The following outline is provided as an overview of and topical guide to the fishing industry: Fishing industry – includes any industry or activity concerned with taking, culturing, processing, preserving, storing, transporting, marketing or selling fish, fish products or shellfish.
Overfishing is the removal of a species of fish from a body of water at a rate that the species cannot replenish in time, resulting in those species either becoming depleted or very underpopulated in that given area.
An oyster schooner is a type of traditional fishing boat specifically designed for the harvesting of oysters.
The Pakistan Fisherfolk Forum (PFF) is a non-governmental organisation based in Karachi, Pakistan which works to advance social, economic, cultural and political rights of fishermen and fishing communities in Pakistan.
A panfish, also spelled pan-fish or pan fish, is an edible game fish that usually doesn't outgrow the size of a frying pan.
In aquatic biology, the paradox of the plankton describes the situation in which a limited range of resources supports an unexpectedly wide range of plankton species, apparently flouting the competitive exclusion principle which holds that when two species compete for the same resource, one will be driven to extinction.
In marine and freshwater ecology, a particle is a small object.
The Partridge and Orange is an artificial fly commonly categorized as a wet fly or soft hackle and is fished under the water surface.
Pasaia (Spanish: Pasajes) is a town and municipality located in the province of Gipuzkoa in the Basque Autonomous Community of northern Spain.
A payaos is a type of fish aggregating device used in Southeast Asia, particularly in the Philippines.
Pearl hunting is the act of recovering pearls from wild mollusks, usually oysters or mussels, in the sea or fresh water.
Pearling in Western Australia existed well before European settlement.
Peggy's Cove is a small rural community located on the eastern shore of St. Margarets Bay in Nova Scotia's Halifax Regional Municipality, which is the site of Peggys Point Lighthouse (established 1868).
Pelagic fish live in the pelagic zone of ocean or lake waters – being neither close to the bottom nor near the shore – in contrast with demersal fish, which do live on or near the bottom, and reef fish, which are associated with coral reefs.
The pelagic zone consists of the water column of the open ocean, and can be further divided into regions by depth.
A pellet waggler is a small, dumpy, float used for fishing.
A personal flotation device (abbreviated as PFD; also referred to as a life jacket, life preserver, life belt, Mae West, life vest, life saver, cork jacket, buoyancy aid or flotation suit) is a piece of equipment designed to assist a wearer to keep afloat in water.
Philip Gordon Wylie (May 12, 1902 – October 25, 1971) was an American author of works ranging from pulp science fiction, mysteries, social diatribes and satire, to ecology and the threat of nuclear holocaust.
The photic zone, euphotic zone (Greek for "well lit": εὖ "well" + φῶς "light"), or sunlight or (sunlit) zone is the uppermost layer of water in a lake or ocean that is exposed to intense sunlight.
A photophore is a glandular organ that appears as luminous spots on various marine animals, including fish and cephalopods.
Phytoplankton are the autotrophic (self-feeding) components of the plankton community and a key part of oceans, seas and freshwater basin ecosystems.
Pinnipeds, commonly known as seals, are a widely distributed and diverse clade of carnivorous, fin-footed, semiaquatic marine mammals.
A pirogue, also called a piragua or piraga, can refer to various small boats, particularly dugouts and native canoes.
Pittenweem is a fishing village and civil parish in Fife, on the east coast of Scotland.
Plankton (singular plankter) are the diverse collection of organisms that live in large bodies of water and are unable to swim against a current.
A plastic worm (or trout worm) is a plastic fishing lure, generally made to simulate an earthworm.
Plentzia (Plencia) is a town and municipality located in the province of Biscay, in the autonomous community of the Basque Country.
The water strider, a common pleuston Pleuston are the organisms that live in the thin surface layer existing at the air-water interface of a body of water as their habitat.
Plugs are a popular type of hard-bodied fishing lure.
Po Toi O is a small fishing village at Clear Water Bay Peninsula, Sai Kung, New Territories, Hong Kong.
The polar bear (Ursus maritimus) is a hypercarnivorous bear whose native range lies largely within the Arctic Circle, encompassing the Arctic Ocean, its surrounding seas and surrounding land masses.
A polespear (hand spear or gidgee) is an underwater tool used in spearfishing, consisting of a pole, a spear tip, and a rubber loop.
Polperro (Porthpyra, meaning Pyra's cove) is a large village, civil parish, and fishing harbour within the Polperro Heritage Coastline in south Cornwall, England.
A pond is a body of standing water, either natural or artificial, that is usually smaller than a lake.
A fishery is an area with an associated fish or aquatic population which is harvested for its commercial or recreational value.
Porgy is the common name in the US for any fish which belongs to the family Sparidae.
Porpoises are a group of fully aquatic marine mammals that are sometimes referred to as mereswine, all of which are classified under the family Phocoenidae, parvorder Odontoceti (toothed whales).
Port Isaac (Porthysek) is a small and picturesque fishing village on the Atlantic coast of north Cornwall, England, United Kingdom.
Portavogie is a village, townland and fishing port in County Down, Northern Ireland.
Portmahomack (Port Mo Chalmaig; 'Haven of My Colmóc') is a small fishing village in Easter Ross, Scotland.
Portofino is an Italian fishing village and holiday resort famous for its picturesque harbour and historical association with celebrity and artistic visitors.
The Poveiro is a type of fishing vessel that was used for coastal and deep sea fishing from the Douro river in Northern Portugal to Galicia.
Power Pro a type of braided fishing line made out of a material called Spectra fibers.
A priest (poacher's, game warden's or angler's "priest"), is a tool for killing game or fish.
The Prince Albert Angling Society is a fishing club in England that is based in the County of Cheshire, founded in 1954 by a dozen anglers while fishing a local canal.
In ecology, productivity refers to the rate of generation of biomass in an ecosystem.
The pungy is a type of schooner developed in and peculiar to the Chesapeake Bay region.
Putcher fishing is a type of fishing (usually of salmon) which employs a large number of putcher baskets, set in a fixed wooden frame, against the tide in a river estuary, notably on the River Severn, in England and South East Wales.
A quiver tip is a flexible extension to a fishing rod which is designed to move, or quiver, when a fish takes the bait.
The Ramsar Convention on Wetlands of International Importance especially as Waterfowl Habitat is an international treaty for the conservation and sustainable use of wetlands.
The reach cast is a casting technique used in fly fishing.
Recreational fishermen usually fish either from a boat or from a shoreline or river bank.
Recreational fishing, also called sport fishing, is fishing for pleasure or competition.
Red Bay is a fishing village in Labrador, notable as one of the most precious underwater archaeological sites in the Americas.
Walter Wellesley "Red" Smith (September 25, 1905 – January 15, 1982) was an American sportswriter.
Redmire Pool is near Ross-on-Wye in Herefordshire, England.
Reed boats and rafts, along with dugout canoes and other rafts, are among the oldest known types of boats.
Reine is a fishing village and the administrative centre of the municipality of Moskenes in Nordland county, Norway.
A research vessel (RV or R/V) is a ship or boat designed, modified, or equipped to carry out research at sea.
Rex James Hunt (born 7 March 1949) is an Australian television and radio personality, and a former Australian rules football player.
(Positive) Rheotaxis is a form of taxis seen in many aquatic organisms, e.g., fish, whereby they will (generally) turn to face into an oncoming current.
Richard Stuart Walker (29 May 1918 – 2 August 1985) was an English angler.
The ecosystem of a river is the river viewed as a system operating in its natural environment, and includes biotic (living) interactions amongst plants, animals and micro-organisms, as well as abiotic (nonliving) physical and chemical interactions.
River Monsters is a British and American wildlife documentary television programme produced for Animal Planet by Icon Films of Bristol, United Kingdom.
The River Test is a river in Hampshire, England.
Robert Venables (ca. 1613–1687), was a soldier during the English Civil War and noted angler.
Rock fishing is fishing from rocky outcrops into the sea.
A rocky shore is an intertidal area of seacoasts where solid rock predominates.
Roland Martin is a professional sport fisherman.
Rough fish (or the slang trash fish or dirt fish) is a term used by U.S. state agencies and U.S. anglers to describe fish that are less desirable to sport anglers within a limited region.
The Royal Coachman is an artificial fly that has been tied as a wet fly, dry fly and streamer pattern.
The Ruby River is a tributary of the Beaverhead River, approximately 76 mi (122 km) long, in southwestern Montana in the United States.
Sa Riera, Catalunya, Spain is a fishing village and holiday resort situated in a tranquil and secluded bay of the Costa Brava close to the nearby inland towns of Palafrugell and Begur.
A sabiki or flasher rig is typically fished off boats, piers, jetties, or any structure over the water.
Saint Malo was a small fishing village that existed in southeast Louisiana on the shore of Lake Borgne, from the mid-18th century colonial period into the early 20th century, when it was destroyed by a hurricane.
Saint-Jean-de-Luz (Basque: Donibane Lohizune, Spanish: San Juan de Luz) is a commune in the Pyrénées-Atlantiques department in south-western France.
Fishermen capture running salmon with netsbefore tagging and releasing them --> The salmon run is the time when salmon, which have migrated from the ocean, swim to the upper reaches of rivers where they spawn on gravel beds.
A salt marsh or saltmarsh, also known as a coastal salt marsh or a tidal marsh, is a coastal ecosystem in the upper coastal intertidal zone between land and open saltwater or brackish water that is regularly flooded by the tides.
A sampan is a relatively flat bottomed Chinese wooden boat.
The San Juan River is a major tributary of the Colorado River in the southwestern United States, providing the chief drainage for the Four Corners region of Colorado, New Mexico, Utah and Arizona.
Sandsinkers are lead-free fishing sinkers made of fabric and filled with sand.
Sayulita is a village about 40 km (25 miles) north of downtown Puerto Vallarta in the state of Nayarit, Mexico, with a population of approximately 5,000.
Sørvágur (Sørvåg) is a village on the island of Vágar in the Faroe Islands.
Súðavík is a fishing village and municipality (Súðavíkurhreppur) on the west coast of Álftafjörður in Westfjords, Iceland.
Scallop aquaculture is the commercial activity of cultivating (farming) scallops until they reach a marketable size and can be sold as a consumer product.
The Scottish east coast fishery has been in existence for more than a thousand years, spanning the Viking age right up to the present day.
The Sea Around Us is an international research initiative and a member of the Global Fisheries Cluster at the University of British Columbia.
The Sea Fish Industry Authority (or Seafish) is a non-departmental public body in the United Kingdom sponsored by the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs.
Sea lions are sea mammals characterized by external ear flaps, long foreflippers, the ability to walk on all fours, short, thick hair, and a big chest and belly.
Seabirds (also known as marine birds) are birds that are adapted to life within the marine environment.
Seagrasses are flowering plants (angiosperms) belonging to four families (Posidoniaceae, Zosteraceae, Hydrocharitaceae and Cymodoceaceae), all in the order Alismatales (in the class of monocotyledons), which grow in marine, fully saline environments.
Seashore wildlife habitats exist from the Tropics to the Arctic and Antarctic.
Sediment traps are instruments used in oceanography to measure the quantity of sinking particulate organic (and inorganic) material in aquatic systems, usually oceans.
Seine fishing (or seine-haul fishing) is a method of fishing that employs a fishing net called a seine, that hangs vertically in the water with its bottom edge held down by weights and its top edge buoyed by floats.
A Sgoth or Sgoth Niseach is a traditional type of clinker built skiff with a dipping lug rig, a Lateen style sail, built mainly in Ness, in the Western Isles of Scotland.
The shad boat is a traditional fishing boat which was proclaimed the Official State Historic Boat of North Carolina by the North Carolina General Assembly in 1987.
The Shark Alliance is a global not-for-profit coalition founded in 2006 by Pew Charitable Trusts of non-governmental organizations dedicated to restoring and conserving shark populations by improving shark conservation policies.
Sharpies are a type of hard chined sailboat with a flat bottom, extremely shallow draft, centreboards and straight, flaring sides.
Sheridan Andreas Mulholland Anderson (September 18, 1936 — March 31, 1984) was an American outdoorsman, fly fisherman, author, and illustrator.
The Shetland Bus (Norwegian Bokmål: Shetlandsbussene, def. pl.) was the nickname of a clandestine special operations group that made a permanent link between Shetland, Scotland and German-occupied Norway from 1941 until the Occupation of Norway by Nazi Germany ended on 8 May 1945.
In biology, any group of fish that stay together for social reasons are shoaling (pronounced), and if the group is swimming in the same direction in a coordinated manner, they are schooling (pronounced). In common usage, the terms are sometimes used rather loosely.
Shortfloating or Short fishing is a fishing method that has been employed in running water by river anglers for many decades, and is also used by lake anglers.
Shrimp baiting is a method used by recreational fisherman for of catching shrimp.
Sigri is a small fishing village near the western tip of Lesbos Island.
Siltation or siltification is the pollution of water by particulate terrestrial clastic material, with a particle size dominated by silt or clay.
The Sirenia, commonly referred to as sea cows or sirenians, are an order of fully aquatic, herbivorous mammals that inhabit swamps, rivers, estuaries, marine wetlands, and coastal marine waters.
The sixareen or sixern (sexæringr; seksring meaning "six-oared") is a traditional fishing boat used around the Shetland Islands.
The Skåne Market or Scania market (Danish Skånemarkedet, Swedish Skånemarknaden) was a major fish market for herring which took place annually in Scania during the Middle Ages.
Skeet Reese is a professional sport fisherman of the B.A.S.S. (Bass Anglers Sportsmans Society) and Major League Fishing.
The skipjack is a traditional fishing boat used on the Chesapeake Bay for oyster dredging.
Slobodna Dalmacija is a Croatian daily newspaper published in Split.
A smack was a traditional fishing boat used off the coast of Britain and the Atlantic coast of America for most of the 19th century and, in small numbers, up to the Second World War.
Smelt-whiting is the common name for various species of the family Sillaginidae.
A sneakbox is a small boat that can be sailed, rowed, poled or sculled.
A sniggle is a type of fish hook used for catching eels (known as snigs), using the method of sniggling.
Soft plastic bait, commonly known as just plastic bait, is any of a range of plastic-based fishing baits, termed so because of their soft, flexible rubber texture.
Spawn is the eggs and sperm released or deposited into water by aquatic animals.
Spearfishing is an ancient method of fishing that has been used throughout the world for millennia.
A speargun is an underwater fishing implement designed to launch a spear at fish or other underwater animals or targets.
Spey casting is a casting technique used in fly fishing.
Spin fishing is an angling technique where a spinning lure is used to entice the fish to bite.
A spinnerbait refers to any one of a family of fishing lures that get their name from one or more metal blades shaped so as to spin like a propeller when the lure is in motion, creating varying degrees of flash and vibration that mimics small fish or other prey.
Sponge reefs are reefs formed by Hexactinellid sponges, which have a skeleton made of silica, and are often referred to as glass sponges.
A spoon lure, in sport fishing, is an oblong, usually concave lure, usually made of metal or a shell, shaped like the bowl of a spoon.
A spoonplug is a form of fishing lure used for deep water casting and trolling.
The Sport Fishing and Boating Partnership Council is an 18 member committee established under the Federal Advisory Committee Act whose purpose is to advise the Secretary of the Interior, through the Director of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, on recreational boating and fishing issues, and aquatic resource conservation issues of national concern.
The Sport Fishing Association in Anzoátegui (S.F.A.A.) is an organized group of people who practice sport fishing in Venezuela.
St Abbs is a small fishing village on the southeastern coast of Scotland, within the Coldingham parish of Berwickshire.
Staithes is a seaside village in the Scarborough Borough of North Yorkshire, England.
The Steveston Fisherman's Memorial is a freestanding memorial commemorating the lives and deaths of fishermen working out of Steveston, British Columbia.
Steveston was originally a small town founded in the 1880s by William Herbert Steves near Vancouver, British Columbia.
The Stotfield fishing disaster was the first of several fishing disasters of the 19th century on the east coast of Scotland.
A stream bed is the channel bottom of a stream or river, the physical confine of the normal water flow.
A stream pool, in hydrology, is a stretch of a river or stream in which the water depth is above average and the water velocity is below average.
Striped bass are perciform fish found all along the Atlantic coast, from Florida to Nova Scotia, and are caught as far north as Hudson Bay.
Suðureyri is a small Icelandic fishing village perched on the tip of the 13 km-long Súgandafjörður in the Westfjords.
Stream substrate (sediment) is the material that rests at the bottom of a stream.
Surf fishing is the sport of catching fish standing on the shoreline or wading in the surf.
A surface lure is a fishing lure designed to waddle, pop, lock, drop, pulse, twitch or fizz across the surface of the water as it is retrieved, and in doing so imitate surface prey for fish such as mice, lizards, frogs, cicadas, moths and small injured fish.
A surrounding net is a fishing net which surrounds fish and other aquatic animals on the sides and underneath.
Sussex Piscatorial Society (SPS) is a fishing club with waters in East and West Sussex and surrounding counties.
A conventional idea of a sustainable fishery is that it is one that is harvested at a sustainable rate, where the fish population does not decline over time because of fishing practices.
Sustainable seafood is seafood that is either caught or farmed in ways that consider the long-term vitality of harvested species and the well-being of the oceans, as well as the livelihoods of fisheries-dependent communities.
The Swampscott dory is a traditional fishing boat, used during the middle of the 19th century by fishing villages along the North Shore coast of Massachusetts centered on Swampscott.
Swimbaits are a loosely defined class of fishing lures that imitate fish and tend to be distinct in design from a typical crankbait.
Swords: Life on the Line was a reality television series produced by Original Productions for the Discovery Channel.
Tag and release is a form of catch and release fishing in which the angler attaches a tag to the fish, records data such as date, time, place, and type of fish on a standardized postcard, and submits this card to a fisheries agency or conservation organization.
Tai O is a fishing town, partly located on an island of the same name, on the western side of Lantau Island in Hong Kong.
Similar to a gillnet, the tangle net, or tooth net, is a type of nylon fishing net.
Tenkara fly fishing (テンカラ, literally: "from heaven", or "from the skies") is a traditional type of fishing practiced in Japan.
The Texas rig is a technique used for fishing with soft plastic lures.
The Fly-Fisher's Entomology, Illustrated by Coloured Representations of the Natural and Artificial Insect and Accompanied by a Few Observations and Instructions Relative to Trout-and-Grayling Fishing, first published in 1836 by Alfred Ronalds (1802–1860), was the first comprehensive work related to the entomology associated with fly fishing.
The Salmon Fly - How to Dress It and How to Use It is a fly fishing book written by George M. Kelson published in London in 1895 by Messers.
The Way of a Trout with the Fly and Some Further Studies in Minor Tactics is a fly fishing book written by G. E. M. Skues published in London in 1921.
Thermal pollution is the degradation of water quality by any process that changes ambient water temperature.
Thorson's rule (named after Gunnar Thorson by S. A. Mileikovsky in 1971) Mileikovsky, S. A. 1971.
Tide pools or rock pools are shallow pools of seawater that form on the rocky intertidal shore.
Tilting is a community on the eastern end of Fogo Island off the northeast coast of Newfoundland.
The food of the Tlingit people, an indigenous people from Alaska, British Columbia, and the Yukon, is a central part of Tlingit culture, and the land is an abundant provider.
A Topwater fishing lure is a type of fishing lure, usually floating, that may be moved about the surface of water in order to attract and cause fish to attempt to strike the lure.
The trabucco (or trabocco; in some southern dialects called travocc) is an old fishing machine typical of the coast of Abruzzi region (specially in the Trabocchi Coast or Costa dei Trabocchi) and also in the coast of Gargano, where it is protected as historical monuments by the homonym National Park.
Traditionally, many different kinds of boats have been used as fishing boats to catch fish in the sea, or on a lake or river.
The tragedy of the commons is a term used in social science to describe a situation in a shared-resource system where individual users acting independently according to their own self-interest behave contrary to the common good of all users by depleting or spoiling that resource through their collective action.
Trawling is a method of fishing that involves pulling a fishing net through the water behind one or more boats.
Trepanging is the act of collection or harvesting of sea cucumbers, known in Indonesian, as "trepang".
A trident is a three-pronged spear.
Trolling is a method of fishing where one or more fishing lines, baited with lures or bait fish, are drawn through the water.
A trolling tandem streamer fly is a style of fishing fly designed to be fished behind a moving boat.
The trophic level of an organism is the position it occupies in a food chain.
Trophic State Index (TSI) is a classification system designed to rate bodies of water based on the amount of biological activity they sustain.
A trotline is a heavy fishing line with baited hooks attached at intervals by means of branch lines called snoods.
Trout binning is a method of fishing, possibly fictional, described in the English periodical "The Mirror of Literature, Amusement, and Instruction" (Vol. 12, Issue 328, August 23, 1828).
Trout bum is an affectionate nickname for dedicated trout anglers, particularly those who practice fly fishing.
Trout tickling is the art of rubbing the underbelly of a trout with fingers.
Trout Unlimited is an American non-profit organization dedicated to the conservation of freshwater streams, rivers, and associated upland habitats for trout, salmon, other aquatic species, and people.
Troutmasters is the name of an annual fishing tournament taking place in the Wilson's Creek district of Pisgah National Forest in Western North Carolina.
The Turbot War (known in Spain as "Guerra del Fletán") was an international fishing dispute between Canada (supported by the United Kingdom and Ireland) and Spain (supported by the European Union and Iceland) in which Canada stopped a Spanish fishing trawler from Galicia in international waters and arrested its crew.
A turtle excluder device or TED is a specialized device that allows a captured sea turtle to escape when caught in a fisherman's net.
Udappu or Udappuwa (உடப்பு) is a traditional Tamil fishing and shrimp farming village.
Underwater camouflage is the set of methods of achieving crypsis—avoidance of observation—that allows otherwise visible aquatic organisms to remain unnoticed by other organisms such as predators or prey.
The University of British Columbia (UBC) is a public research university with campuses in Vancouver and Kelowna, British Columbia.
Upland and lowland are conditional descriptions of a plain based on elevation above sea level.
Upwelling is an oceanographic phenomenon that involves wind-driven motion of dense, cooler, and usually nutrient-rich water towards the ocean surface, replacing the warmer, usually nutrient-depleted surface water.
The Uru or Uros (Qhas Qut suñi) are an indigenous people of Peru and Bolivia.
Vermicompost (or vermi-compost, vermiculture) is the product of the composting process using various species of worms, usually red wigglers, white worms, and other earthworms, to create a mixture of decomposing vegetable or food waste, bedding materials, and vermicast.
Vernazza (Latin: Vulnetia) is a town and comune located in the province of La Spezia, Liguria, northwestern Italy.
The Vezo is the term the semi-nomadic coastal people of southern Madagascar use to refer to people that have become accustomed to live from sea fishing.
Waders refers to a waterproof boot extending from the foot to the chest, traditionally made from vulcanised rubber, but available in more modern PVC, neoprene and Gore-Tex variants.
Walraversijde is an abandoned medieval fishing village on the Belgian coast, near Ostend.
The walrus (Odobenus rosmarus) is a large flippered marine mammal with a discontinuous distribution about the North Pole in the Arctic Ocean and subarctic seas of the Northern Hemisphere.
A water column is a conceptual column of water from the surface of a sea, river or lake to the bottom sediment.
Water gardens, also known as aquatic gardens, are a type of water feature.
A well smack is a type of traditional fishing boat that has a ''well'' amidships.
A wetland is a land area that is saturated with water, either permanently or seasonally, such that it takes on the characteristics of a distinct ecosystem.
A wetsuit is a garment, usually made of foamed neoprene, which is worn by surfers, divers, windsurfers, canoeists, and others engaged in water sports and other activities in or on water, providing thermal insulation, abrasion resistance and buoyancy.
Whales are a widely distributed and diverse group of fully aquatic placental marine mammals.
A whale fall is the carcass of a cetacean that has fallen into the bathyal or abyssal zone (i.e. deeper than) on the ocean floor.
A whaler or whaling ship is a specialized ship, designed for whaling: the catching or processing of whales.
A fishery is an area with an associated fish or aquatic population which is harvested for its commercial value.
The Woolly Bugger is an artificial fly commonly categorized as a wet fly or streamer and is fished under the water surface.
The Woolly Worm is an artificial fly commonly categorized as a wet fly or nymph and is fished under the water surface.
World Fishing Network is a Canadian English language Category B specialty channel owned by Keywest Marketing Ltd.
Worm charming, worm grunting, and worm fiddling are methods of attracting earthworms from the ground.
A yawl is a two-masted sailing craft whose mainmast is taller than the mizzen mast (or aft-mast).
The Yellowstone River is a tributary of the Missouri River, approximately long, in the western United States.
The yoal, often referred to as the ness yoal, is a clinker-built craft used traditionally in Shetland, Scotland.
Zara Spook 9260 (1939–present) is a topwater type fishing lure.
Zooplankton are heterotrophic (sometimes detritivorous) plankton.
Zumaia (Zumaya) is a small town in the north of Spain in the Basque Country.
The 1959 Escuminac disaster (also to referred to as the Escuminac hurricane) was considered the worst fishing-related disaster in New Brunswick in 100 years.
The Morecambe Bay cockling disaster (Shi bèi cǎn'àn, "cockle-picking tragedy") occurred on the evening of 5 February 2004 at Morecambe Bay in North West England, when at least 21 Chinese illegal immigrant labourers were drowned by an incoming tide after picking cockles off the Lancashire/Cumbrian coast.