By On Wednesday, February 14th, 2018 Categories : Fishing

FISHING DITCHES for FOOD! – Fishing is the activity of attempting to capture fish. Fish are normally captured in the wild. Techniques for catching fish include hand gathering, spearing, netting, angling and trapping. The expression isn’t normally applied to catching farmed fish, or into aquatic mammals, like whales where the expression whaling is more appropriate. As stated by the United Nations FAO figures, the complete number of commercial fishermen and fish farmers will likely be 38 million. Fisheries and aquaculture supply direct and indirect employment to more than 500 million people in developing nations. In 2005, the worldwide per capita consumption of fish captured from wild fisheries was 14.4 kilograms, with an additional 7.4 kilograms harvested from fish farms.

Fishing is an ancient practice that dates back to the beginning of the Upper Paleolithic period about 40,000 years ago. Isotopic investigation of the skeletal remains of Tianyuan guy, a 40,000-year-old contemporary human from eastern Asia, has shown that he regularly consumed freshwater fish. Archaeology features such as shell middens, discarded fish bones, and cave paintings show that sea foods were important for survival and consumed in considerable quantities. In this period of time, most people dwelt a heterosexual way of life and were, obviously, always on the move. However, where there are early examples of permanent settlements (though not always permanently inhabited) like those at Lepenski Vir, they’re nearly always connected with fishing as a major source of food.


While I love to fish, and go frequently, it has become an obsession. My one pole, one internet, and one tackle box are plenty for me to be somewhat happy. I do not own a ship (can’t afford to buy one, and could not manage the registration even when I picked one up) or a trailer to haul it. I thought about getting a small bass boat or kayak after, but then again, could not justify it because I am perfectly content fishing from beach. To put it differently, I’m completely satisfied heading into a lake with simple tools and a stone to sit on! For me, fishing is pure and relaxing pleasure.

However one day while in the lake I started to consider why it was really great to be there. If you enjoy fishing, then you know how great it feels to be outdoors – how relaxed your body can be without drugs! It was at this point that I understood that fishing is beneficial for your health.

When you sit next to the lake and there is a breeze at all, you’re breathing humidified air that’s clean (usually) and you are enjoying the evaporative cooling effect. Heat from warm atmosphere penetrates the moisture from the atmosphere and it hastens – then the temperature drops. I don’t know about you, but I find myself needing to breathe in deeply from time to time (not because of difficulty breathing!) And that I think that it’s my body asking for more of a good thing.

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