Angling is fishing with a hook, a line, a reel and a fishing rod as opposed to fishing using a net or something else. It is just a general term for such kind of fishing, be it for pleasure or sport, but the word is hardly ever used in everyday speech.
Blast fishing or dynamite fishing is the practice of using explosives to stun or kill schools of fish for easy collection. This often illegal practice can be extremely destructive to the surrounding ecosystem, as the explosion often destroys the underlying habitat (such as coral reefs) that supports the fish.
Cyanide fishing, whereby divers crush cyanide tablets into plastic squirt bottles of sea water and puff the solution to stun and capture live coral reef fish, is widely practiced throughout Southeast Asia despite being illegal in most countries of the region. The practice began in the 1960s in the Philippines as a way to capture live reef fish for sale primarily to European and North American aquarium owners—a market now worth some $200 million a year.
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. The gear is used to fish for scallops, oysters and other species of clams, crabs, and sea cucumber.
When midwater trawling, anglers can catch large quantities of pelagic species, as the net is meant to herd mid-water fish into the giant mesh net. According to the midwater trawl definition from Fishbase, these trawls may contain doors, depressor plates, meshes and ropes.
Angling is a method of fishing by means of an "angle" . The hook is usually attached to a fishing line and the line is often attached to a fishing rod. Modern fishing rods are usually fitted with a fishing reel that functions as a mechanism for storing, retrieving and paying out the line.
In commercial fishing: Purse seines and lamparas …important sea-fishing gear is the surrounding net, represented by the older lampara nets and the more modern purse seines.Both are typical gear for pelagic fish schooling in large and dense shoals. When these nets are used, a shoal of fish is first surrounded with a curtain or wall of…