Picture Of Fishermen With Net At Lake

Picture Of Fishermen With Net At Lake

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History of Gillnetting

Gillnetting is one of the oldest methods of fishing. Almost every known civilization that had access to water, and fish in it, invented a variant of gillnet during its history in which fish would get caught.

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History of Angling

We catch fish by angling for some 20 millennia (give or take a year). At first, catching a fish with hook line and rod was a way to survive but today is mostly sport. Learn more about history of angling.

History of Spearfishing

Spearfishing is one of the oldest methods of fishing. Since human could sharpen a stick, he used it to hunt fish, among other things, to survive. Today we us spears to fish for sport. Read more about history of spearfishing.

History of Ice Fishing

Ice fishing was a method of obtaining fish for food during the winter months of the North and one of the few ways to survive when everything is covered in ice. Today it is a sport and a way of recreation for many who don’t depend on fish to live.