Fishing used to be a very exhausting task, especially if you were doing it professionally. A lot of money and fuel goes into every single trip and one of the most important things you can do is save time. The good news is, fishing is made much easier than ever before these days because there are so many advancements (many which involve technology) that are able to not only help you access fish quicker than ever before but that also help you get unloaded and back to sea without any delays. Today we are going to discuss some of the changes that we like the most. This is going to make fishing a much less stressful experience for you and everyone else involved. We think you are going to be pleasantly surprised by what you find. Of course, if you know of anything else you think our readers would be interested in, be sure to discuss them below because we cannot fit everything into a single article.
Find Your Way Around Easier Than Ever Before
Just like GPS has made life easier for those of us drivers who are going into areas that we have yet to explore, the same goes for boats. It is pretty rare to come across a boat, especially a professional one that does not have GPS readily available. In the past, so much time was wasted trying to find the right shore or because of storms that quite a bit of money was lost. These days, you can get from point A to point B without any problems at all. This means, more profits for companies and less money and time wasted. This is not only going to keep prices down but also keep you out on the sea less so you have more time to spend with your loved ones.
Know Exactly Where Fish Are, Always
It's hard to think back to the days when sonar wasn't available. These days, you never have to wonder where the fish are that you are searching for because not only can sonar help you but there are actually cameras available so you can literally see exactly what you are fishing for. This is a great time saver, as you can probably imagine. It's no wonder this technology caught on so quickly; it has helped companies get the product to their customers faster than ever and allows them to come back with many more fish than they were able to in the past. Coming back with more fish than ever before is definitely a good thing, keeping productivity higher than ever before.
Bottom Trawlers Make Catching More Fish a Breeze
Another thing we can't believe we ever went without is Bottom Trawlers. These nets actually allow you to reach all the way down to the sea floor. This means, you are getting a much larger area covered and are able to catch many more fish than ever before. In the past, nets weren't able to reach as far; while mid trawlers were pretty neat; these are definitely the best options out there. It's nice to know that you can get more fish with a limited amount of effort. As you can imagine, this means less strain on your back and the ability to fill your boat much quicker than ever in the past.
Store Fish Longer Than Ever with Flash-Freezing Technology
One of the main issues with fishing in the past was the fact that you were only able to store your fish for so long. This meant more trips back to shore were in order so that your fish wouldn't go bad. These days, there is something called flash-freezing that makes your fish stay cooler longer, and allows you to stay out at sea much longer than ever imaginable before. With this addition to most boats these days, staying out at sea for months at a time is no longer something that is only dreamed about. You are going to be able to rest assured knowing that you are bringing the freshest and highest quality fish possible; keeping your customers happier than ever and bringing in much more profit.
Technology Not Just For Large Boats Anymore
One of the things we are most excited about is the fact that all of the technologies we have mentioned above are available to everyone. In the past, such things were mainly used by fishing companies and larger boats but if you'd like, you can get them on your smaller boats as well. With the ability to do everything more effectively and stay out for much longer; you can enjoy your trip and not feel as rushed so you are bound to learn a lot more along the way and get the benefits you have always dreamed of.
The article is written by Ralph Swansea who is a guest blog writer and loves fishing. He works with Bagout Fishing Charters which provides Melbourne finest fishing charters.