A method of fishing with fixed nets in clogged or overgrown areas of water bodies.
Botnet fishing was invented long ago. This method was used to catch inactive fish distributed in inaccessible areas of the water body: in thickets, underwater bushes, etc. In these places, single-walled and later double or triple-walled nets were placed. To drive the fish into these nets, a "botalos" was used. A long pole with a small wooden product of various shapes at the end. The fishermen would strike the axe into the water and the fish would come into the nets because of the noise. This was the most common way to catch perch, pike, bream, roach and carp.