Interesting facts about fishing
Fishing is an entertaining and interesting hobby of many men. Useful leisure, combined with an exciting hobby. For someone fishing is a profession, but for someone it is a state of mind. Fish and fishing is the main topic of conversation in 70% of men. They often talk about an extraordinary catch, exaggerating data about the fish that they caught. The stories are more exciting than fishing.
According to the International Sport Fishing Association, the heaviest fish living in rivers and lakes has become a huge sturgeon, weighing 212 kilograms, caught by an American, Joy Pallotta, from California.
An interesting incident occurred off the coast of New Zealand. Fish, dragged the boat, 80 kilometers, weighing 12 tons, and then cut the line.This “walk” lasted more than 32 hours. The fish turned out to be, marlin, six meters long, weighing more than 600 kilograms.
Fishery record holders
A new achievement in this area belongs to the Belgian resident, Jacques Isenbaert, who overtook in the quantitative race, all caught fish, previously known winners. The amount of catch was 652 pieces.
A resident of England, Henry Anthony Poson, distinguished himself when fishing for bait – a fly, he achieved the best results in this kind of fishing.
According to the information and rules of the International Casting Federation, the maximum distance of an abandoned fishing net was 175.01 meters. Record holder and winner in the competition was a German, Walter Kummerou.
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An incredible white shark weighing 1208 kilograms, 5 meters long, was caught by an Australian, Elf Diana, in 1959. Another shark, weighing 1537 kilograms, was caught later, but this fact was never recorded, for the reason that it was caught on whale meat.
The French team is the absolute winner in the team event, in sport fishing, 12 times. The best, in the individual competition, 3 times in a row, became a Frenchman – Robert Teset. At the international confederation of sport fishing, a special line of clothing for fishing was presented – Rboots. The athletes performed in this clothes.
To help the fisherman
Nowadays, echo sounders are becoming increasingly popular for detecting fish at depth. The first echo sounders appeared in 1940 of the last century, they were used to measure the depths. Warships could detect and then attack enemy submarines without observation or sonar exploration. In those days, devices “sonar” (from the English “sonar”) were secret, disclosure, which was prosecuted by law. A few decades later, and echo sounders have been used in peaceful life. In 1957, the first echo sounder for fishing appeared. The principle of operation of the device, received general accessibility. All Hamminberd echo sounders with prices on www.fishelandia.ru
Today, fishing is a profitable and interesting activity, both for single fishermen and for fishing vessels equipped with modern equipment and having a large staff.
Catch fish, enjoy fishing and be happy!