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ISSF / IPNLF Skippers' Guidebook to Pole-and-Line Fishing Best Practices

Date Added: July 11, 2019
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Tags: Best Practices, Pole and Line, Skippers Guidebook, Tuna
Authors: IPNLF, ISSF
Language: English
report_type: Final

Description

ISSF and the International Pole & Line Foundation have collaborated to produce a guidebook on best practices for pole-and-line tuna skippers and vessel crew.

This is the first edition of the guidebook, which includes many photos, illustrations, and detailed tables. It covers:

  • Target tuna species in pole-and-line fishing
  • Tuna fishing operations, including tuna schools and fishing strategy
  • Catch handling, preservation, and quality issues, including storage practices and equipment
  • Baitfish species and baitfish management
  • Livebait capture and utilization

The guidebook also includes information about the history of pole-and-line fishing and sustainability considerations.