Though most of the fish available are from the sea, during monsoon, when trawler fishing will be restricted due to rough weather conditions, fish from other sources like lakes, ponds and rivers will be in demand as the supply from conventional sources will be extremely limited.
Fishing can be a relaxing hobby for many, and there are different types of fishing rods available. Some of the most popular fish in lakes,ponds are the catfish, and the African catfish is a commonly found spiecies. However eating fish from highly polluted areas can be very risky, as the water may contained toxic chemicals and metals , which can cause health problems.
While there are a number of baits available, earthworms are popular with young children, who enjoy fishing in nearby areas during monsoon.