Rockfishing is considered one of the most exciting yet dangerous past-time fishing activities. Over the years, many individuals died while rock fishing, either due to the inherently dangerous locations for rock fishing, unpredictable nature of the ocean or the lack of knowledge in surviving this activity. Knowing the dos and don’ts of rock fishing would definitely help you perform fishing off the rocks successfully; surviving this activity is another different concern. You need to know the time to break out the new motor battery or not and if the weather is bad, it might mean leaving it in the shed … Read more
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Rock fishing involves fishing from rocky outcrops in the sea. It is a popular past time in Australia and New Zealand. It is quite an enjoyable yet dangerous past time and claims many lives each year.
For the past 20 years, more than 150 people have drowned while rock fishing and two-thirds of the victims come from the Vietnamese, Chinese, and Korean communities. In an ethnic community in Sydney, they have taken the initiative to reduce the number of drowning deaths by a series of events highlighting the different perils of the past time.
The following are the “DOs” while… Read more
Rock fishing, unlike regular fishing, is done from rocky outcrops into the sea. It can be done with a rod and reel, or just a line only. Certain methods can be used in rock fishing, such as both ground and surface which are generally used. Different forms of rock fishing can be done using artificial lure/bait and natural bait.
Knowing more about rock fishing, for starters, it is important to check the weather before engaging oneself into such. Rock fishing is hazardous as compared to typical fishing. Thus, it is important to be aware of the weather. You should be … Read more