Fishing Essays

Scarborough Shoal Who Has the Right

The Scarborough Shoal and its surrounding area are rich in fishing grounds. In 1998 to 2001 a significant number of Chinese fishermen have been arrested for illegal methods of fishing and catching endangered protected species. In latest news, another Chinese fisherman has caught by the Philippine National Navy because of the catching endangered protected species. The shoal was named after the east India company tea trade ship Scarborough which was wrecked on one of its rocks with everyone perishing on…

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Elizabeth Bishop’s Poem _the Fish_

* The Theme of ‘True’ Beauty or ‘Inner’ Beauty: Neither her battered boat nor the “venerable” old fish is beautiful in conventional terms. Their beauty lies in having survived, & when the speaker realizes this, “victory filled up / the little rented boat” & she understands that “everything / was rainbow, rainbow, rainbow!” That is when she lets the fish return to his home in the water. The fish helps Bishop to notice true beauty: “The fish is only ugly…

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Shark Finning Should Be Banned

Shark finning is a cruel act which should be banned worldwide. Sharks are the top apex predator of our planet’s oceans, and as an apex predator they control the balance of all marine life by harvesting the sick, weak and dying creatures in its environment. Picture a fishing boat out at sea. The fishermen are lowering miles and miles of cable lined with thousands of baited hooks. These cables drift on the ocean currents before being slowly hauled back into…

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Value of Common Sense

Common sense, a mere adaptation on one’s way of thinking and acting. It is described as the knowledge and judgment that most people already have or should have. Many people generalise certain acts as an inconsideration for common sense. In my short period of existence, I can certainly say that the practice of this concept can only be perceived as anything but common, more like rare or occasional. Common sense has no form of value that would allow it to…

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Red Snapper Fishing Regulations

Recommendation to implement different regulations on Red Snapper fishing. Many people like myself, look forward each year to the overly exciting fishing season to catch the beloved snapper. Season dates along with size and possession limits are nothing new to the fisherman; but when a council decides to shrink a fishing season that is normally a month long down to a meager 9 days it can be heart breaking for many. Maintaining the support and sustainability of these fish is…

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Fishing Trip

Fishing is one of the most exciting items in my hobbies list in this world that I had always wished as a young boy to have done in the company of my father. For a period of about six months I had always thought about it since it had been long without going on any trip. These interesting and exciting activities gave me special thoughts and could sometimes make me dream at night, as I could see myself throughout the…

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Importance of Fishing

Fishing is the activity of catching fish; it includes the use of bait and a hook. Bait is an enticement mostly in form of food that is tied to a hook and then dropped beneath the waters. When as fish sights the bait it will naturally get attracted to it thus moving towards it and in attempt to feed from it the fish will get hooked up and then the fisherman will freely pull the fish towards him. It is…

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The Old Man and the Sea

Ernest Hemingway brought home a Pulitzer Prize for the literary piece about a poor fisherman’s quest to gain power and individuality through a fight between a man and a marlin. While creating an analysis and interpretation of “The Old Man and the Sea,” it is important to put a focus on the main character’s internal struggle, the major themes, and the biblical involvement during the story, while also noticing the specific symbolism in order to draw out a specific message…

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Descriptive Paragraph

One of the things that I treasure in summertime is my weekends. I start my day early, getting ready to ride in my boyfriend’s car, to pick up the boat from a friend. The boat is a camouflaged, flat bottom, twelve feet long; spray painted on one side is the name for the boat “Esox Lucius”. We get to the creek and Jake dismounts the boat, I help by bringing the fishing poles, tackle boxes and my bag down to…

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Fly Fishing and Spin Fishing

Fly Fishing and Spin Fishing are fishing methods used by hobbyist to catch fish. Both types are considered as Angling. Angling is a type of fishing that uses angles or a hook. Anglers are considered as fishers who have intent on releasing their catch in the water. According to Central Fisheries Board of Ireland (2007), the waters were anglers fish have the rule where catch and release rule are enforced. II. Difference of Fly Fishing and Spin Fishing There are…

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