Torch Fishing

The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Torch Fishing

 

an old method of catching fish at night with the aid of an artificial light. Fish were detected by means of tar torches and then speared. In the USSR, fishing industry regulations prohibit torch fishing.

The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.