Fishing equipment for wildlife is a critical part of protecting the environment, and one that can save millions of dollars annually in the United States.
Wildlife habitat restoration is also an important goal, and there is a growing demand for fishing equipment that will support habitat restoration projects.
Fishing gear can be used for both commercial and recreational fishing, and can also be used to capture fish, monitor wildlife and improve fisheries productivity.
This article will review the basics of fishing gear, then look at some of the options for wildlife habitat restoration and what it takes to make sure the equipment is sustainable.
Fish Habitat Restoration Fishing gear for fish habitat restoration, and specifically for the fish-eating species that rely on it for their livelihoods, can be made with a variety of materials.
These include: Fishing gear designed to catch fish (e.g., fish bait)