Fishermen are seen on the coast through a telescope. | Marina Bagur
Recreational fishing is a deeply rooted traditional practice on the island of Minorca which, at first, was considered a self-sufficiency activity and, at the same time, complemented the household economy. Nowadays, this practice, under current regulations, must be entirely for recreational and leisure purposes and cannot have commercial objectives, nor can professional equipment or gear be used. Although there are differences, the situation in Minorca is similar to other islands, and so are the solutions proposed.