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Spear Fishing

Spear fishing is another fishing technique used here in the Philippine that has been round a long time.  Filipinos spearfish in both fresh and saltwater using different types of guns and spears. Sling Spear – The most basic spear fishing … Continue reading

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Pamakay / Panuntun (Bottom Fishing)

[Photo] This is a common fishing technique used by local subsitence fishermen around the country in the sea.  The names Pamakay (from Bakay, the name of a small fish often caught) is what this technique is called in Negros (in … Continue reading

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Rentex / Sprikitik

Rentex, also known as Sprikitik is a synthetic microfiber hair-like material available locally which is used by local fishermen around the country.  This material which is available in a multitude of colors is most often trolled slowly behind pump boats or outrigger canoes. … Continue reading

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Danngit Rig (float rig for Rabbitfish)

Rabbitfish are plentiful in the Philippine waters especially in the shallow limestone reef ledges of the Visayas.  These fish which range in size from tiny minnow sized fish to larger fish over 1 kilo in size can be frustrating for … Continue reading

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Las-Las ( Traditional Chum Rig )

[Photo] Las-Las is the Visayan name for a technique used for deep sea fishing.  It is used to create a chum ball around the bait which is set at the desired depth.  It is used for many kinds of fishing … Continue reading

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Pa-anod (Drifting Gill Net)

[Photo] Pa-anod is name given to the type of fishing where a nylon gill net is let adrift down a river to ensnare fish that are either moving upstream or swimming in the current.  This technique is typically done from … Continue reading

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Ali (Barricade Gill Net)

[Photo] This is a technique used by fishermen in rivers.  It involves a gill net, chosen for a specific size or species of fish, which is stretched across a stream or river as a barricade.  Fish that are swimming upstream … Continue reading

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