Outline of Pole line Skip Jack Fishing with Self-supplied Live Baits
It has been the worldwide trend in recent years to exploit and make effective use of skipjack resources of the South Seas. Skipjack fishing may be represented by Japan's traditional pole and line fishing and the U.S. purse seining. The present text is intended to outline the pole-line skipjak fishing development in Japan, out of her representative fisheries. The objective of skipjack fishing is, in short, to convert live baits into skipjacks as efficiently as possible.