Fishing net

net used for fishing

A fishing net is a woven trap usually used to catch fish. They are usually made out of rope. A net is a kind of tool.

Fishing net in Guinea

Fishing nets are one of the oldest ways of catching fish. They can be made with all kinds of fabric like nylon, cotton, grass, flax, and tree fibers. The oldest known fish nets dates back to 8500 BC in Finland.[1] Native Americans made their nets on the Columbia River from grass, cedar, and spruce root fibers.

Other methods of catching fish change

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  1. Miettinen, Arto; Sarmaja-Korjonen, Kaarina; Sonninen, Eloni; Junger, Högne; Lempiäinen, Terttu; Ylikoski, Kirsi; Mäkiaho, Jari-Pekka; Carpelan, Christian; Jungner, Högne (2008), "The palaeoenvironment of the Antrea Net Find", Karelian Isthmus, Helsinki: Finnish Antiquarian Society, pp. 71–87, ISBN 978-951-9057-68-2, retrieved 2023-11-18