Fishing is a hobby for many people. However, sometimes it becomes a profession and sport for others. It first became a sport in the mid 1940's.
It depends upon how you define 'popular': judged by the number of people who watch the sport, the answer would be football. Conversely, if you judged popularity by how many people actively paticipate in the sport, the correct answer would be fishing!
yes fishing is classified as a sport.
Done by rod and reel it is. Commercial fishing is not a sport.
If one is wanting to find information about fishing for sport there is a wealth of information available on Wikipedia under 'recreational fishing'. This type of fishing is done for pleasure or competition rather than commercial fishing which is for profit. One can also find information on fishing for sport on the Sport Fishing Magazine website.
Everybody goes fishing for fun or sport usually. Some people do it to make a living, and others do it to survive.
Fishing it now the most dangrous sport. More people die of fishing then they do of ski-ing, ski-diving, base jumping and snowboarding all put together. Approxamitly 100,000,000,000 people die
Fishing, or soccer if you don't call fishing a sport.
King Someshvardeva described fishing as a sport.
Sport Fishing with Dan Hernandez was created in 1990.