The term is derived from Matthew 4:19 from the New Testament, in which Jesus tells two fishermen that he will make them “fishers of men”. The Children of God practised flirty fishing and escort servicing from 1974 until 1987, when it was officially abandoned, in part because of the AIDS epidemic. The Chinese sect known as Eastern Lightning has been known to entice people fishing.com dating site joining by offering them sexual favors. Archived from the original on 2012-03-25.
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A fishing vessel is a boat or ship used to catch fish in the sea, or on a lake or river. Many different kinds of vessels are used in commercial, artisanal and recreational fishing. The total number of fishing vessels in the world in 2016 was estimated to be about 4. The fleet in Asia was the largest, consisting of 3.