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an opportunist who profits from the misfortunes of others

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Because bottom fishing can kill and injure benthic invertebrates that are either caught as bycatch or crushed underneath fishing gear, heavily fished areas often exhibit decreased abundance, biomass, and diversity of epifauna (Collie et al.
If you're bottom fishing on the drift, it can be deadly effective to hook your bait just behind the anal fin.
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The match, from the South Gare to Skinningrove Jetty, is bottom fishing only, with cork trace.
The new regulation specifies areas that are restricted and/or closed to bottom fishing in order to ensure seamount protection.
Normally, bottom fishing regulations are published by Jan.
The devices are said to be great for trolling, casting, jigging, drifting, and bottom fishing.
Up until now stock bulls have been bottom fishing stocks on the expectation that the oil and gas run is about over.
On Sidor's boat, we alternated between bottom fishing with Okuma Metaloid 1211 reels on 7-foot spiral-carbon rods with 65-pound braid, and surface-to-midwater fishing with lighter spinning gear.
The EU's fisheries ministers, meeting in Brussels on 15 July, adopted a regulation on the protection of vulnerable deep sea marine ecosystems from the harmful effects of the use of bottom fishing gears, confirming the political agreement reached on 24 June.
Anglers targeting red snapper offshore can go after a couple of bonus species while bottom fishing, including mangrove snapper.
The World Wildlife Fund for Nature is claiming this will have "little effect" in practice, and had hoped instead for a simple prohibition of destructive bottom fishing practices in these areas.
THE PACKAGE PUT FORWARD INCLUDED A FREEZE ON THE CURRENT FOOTPRINT OF BOTTOM FISHING - SO THAT THE AREA IN WHICH THESE PRACTICES CAN BE CARRIED OUT IS NOT EXPANDED ANY FURTHER - AS WELL AS THE IMMEDIATE CLOSURE OF ALL KNOWN VULNERABLE HABITATS TO DESTRUCTIVE FISHING PRACTICES, SUCH AS BOTTOM TRAWLING, USE OF TOWED DREDGES, BOTTOM GILL NETS, AND USE OF CERTAIN TYPES OF LONG LINE.
Bottom fishing is pushing farther offshore, but it's still very good.
Specific elements of the package to be put forward include a freeze on the current footprint of bottom fishing - so that the area in which these practices can be carried out is not expanded any further - as well as the immediate closure of all known vulnerable habitats to destructive fishing practices, such as bottom trawling, use of towed dredges, bottom gill nets, and use of certain types of long line.