World Fisheries Day 2017

World Fisheries Day is celebrated on 21st November every year around the world. This day aims to highlight the value of human life and the creatures living in water. It tries to highlight the problems related to fisheries like overfishing, bad way of fishing and unsustainable fishing methods. Apart from this it also attempts to address the pollution problems in ocean and coastal areas. On this special day the participating members discuss these problems and come up with several corrective measures which can be implemented. Most of the countries, who are involved in fisheries development, are facing the problems of unequal distribution of fish stock. The main reason for the inadequacy is the rising world population and demand has been increased exponentially. Now on this day all the countries sent their representatives to show case their point of view on a world forum. There is a need of increased level cooperation among the members so that common solutions can be obtained.

How to Celebrate the Day

The World Fisheries Day is celebrated worldwide at a very huge level. Specially fishing communities do a lot of march and rallies to bring awareness among people. They organize various fests, competitions, workshops, dramas, concerts to appeal for the betterment of the fisheries across the globe. Government departments have been given clear instruction from senior management to support the events in all respects. In such celebrations the experts are being invited to address the masses. They tell the growth of the industry and motivate people to come to join the sector. Various new method and techniques are also demonstrated at many localities.


On the special day of World Fisheries Day several activities are planned and organized in different countries and continents. They try to promote that there must be a balance in the ecosystem. Various awareness campaigns are there so that one can visit to enhance the domain knowledge. Government is also showcasing this special day at international, national, regional and local level so that everybody can be a part of it. At many places professionals come to participate in the competitions and tell safe way of fishing. On the special day variety of events and activities are organized where fisheries are center of attraction. For this many sponsors and exhibitor are searched to make the event grand and successful.

Importance of the Day

World Fisheries Day has earned a very important role in promoting fishing trade among the participating countries at one platform. They meet each other to share the ways to encourage the domain of fishing at a bigger level. Many fishing associations have also become a part to endorse the special day and showing their active participation in all the events and activities organized. Several new pacts and treaties have been signed among different nations to give fishing a huge growth. Many fresh routes have been opened up to make the fishing trade hassle free. This day has got huge relevance and has also been welcomed in all communities.

Fisheries Day Quotes

"Fishing is much more than fish. It is the great occasion when we may return to the fine simplicity of our forefathers."
- Herbert Hoover

"Look at where Jesus went to pick people. He didn't go to the colleges; he got guys off the fishing docks."
- Jeff Foxworthy

"There's an absolute surety to the hands-on conservation lifestyle of hunting, fishing and trapping where you know you're going to consume today."
- Ted Nugent

"If people concentrated on the really important things in life, there'd be a shortage of fishing poles."
- Doug Larson

"Last year I went fishing with Salvador Dali. He was using a dotted line. He caught every other fish."
- Steven Wright

"Somebody just back of you while you are fishing is as bad as someone looking over your shoulder while you write a letter to your girl."
- Ernest Hemingway

"My earliest memory from childhood is of fishing with my father. And I remember vividly we were in a store, and we were buying a pup tent to go on our first camping trip."
- David Suzuki

"I come from a family of fishermen. Fishing is very important to us. We don't hunt. We're not gun folk."
- Nick Offerman

"I'm just a simple guy. I love being at my house with my family, I love playing dominos and card games and hunting and fishing. That's just what I like to do."
- Jase Robertson

"Hell, if I'd jumped on all the dames I'm supposed to have jumped on, I'd have had no time to go fishing."
- Clark Gable

"I'm not much interested in sport just as sport. I wouldn't be interested in making a golf film or baseball or fishing film."
- Robert Redford

"When things are going well, I can't write fast enough to keep up with my mind. Writing walks, speech runs and talk flies. Other times, though, it's like fishing."
- Dylan Moran

"I'm big into fishing, but I've never been much of a hunter. I never was really raised around it a whole lot, so I never got a chance to do it a whole lot."
- Joe Nichols

"Comedians get jokes offered to them, rock stars get women and underwear thrown onstage, and I get guys that want to take me fishing."
- Les Claypool

"I'll paddle board, swim in the ocean, roll in the sand, soak up the sun, eat good food, be with friends and family and go fishing with my dad."
- Behati Prinsloo

"We have seen Indians in immense numbers, and all those on this coast of the Pacific contrive to make a good subsistence on various seeds, and by fishing."
- Junipero Serra

"I can go without make-up and go fishing with my dad; other times, I buy pink shoes and shop for dresses."
- Jordan Pruitt

"The juxtaposition between fishing and touring couldn't be greater."
- Dean Ween

"There are only two occasions when Americans respect privacy, especially in Presidents. Those are prayer and fishing."
- Herbert Hoover

"My friend Ed Begley goes fishing. It's a little smelly to me, I don't like it so much. I like to eat fish, but I don't like to catch them."
- Jeff Goldblum

"I love talk and I love fishing. I'm having a ball."
- Martin Milner

"I would read fishing reports on the road and then it just occurred to me: I should go to sea school and get my captain's license, see if I can get paid to be out here every day."
- Dean Ween

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