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Fishing the Mekong

Fishing the Mekong
Best viewed large. From what I could see, most fishing on the Mekong River in Laos is done with fixed fish traps. Four are anchored to the bank here, the PiP shows others on the bank awaiting use. Essentially, the fish swims into the tapering funnel and is unable to reverse out, with the gate somehow closing behind.

Thanks to Tacheles for suggesting this musical link.

Special K, appo-fam, John FitzGerald, Marco F. Delminho and 25 other people have particularly liked this photo

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©UdoSm club
Well captured...
6 weeks ago.
 Jaap van 't Veen
Jaap van 't Veen club
Beautifully taken.
6 weeks ago.
 Ulrich John
Ulrich John club
A nice picture, George ! Another typical view on East Asia. Wish you a safe and healthy Sunday !
6 weeks ago.
 Malik Raoulda
Malik Raoulda club
Superbe façon de pêcher..Magnifique rendu. Bon Dimanche.
6 weeks ago.
 Marie-claire Gallet
Marie-claire Gallet club
SUPERB, George ***************************
6 weeks ago.
Tacheles club
This song might accompany your image nicely.
6 weeks ago.
tiabunna club has replied to Tacheles club
Thanks, Norbert, I've now added the link.
6 weeks ago.
Tacheles club has replied to tiabunna club
That's great, George, I'm delighted...
6 weeks ago. Edited 6 weeks ago.
Jean club
First rate shot. Lovely greenery and a nice splash of red.
6 weeks ago.
 William Sutherland
William Sutherland club
Marvelous capture! Stay well!

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6 weeks ago.
 Rosalyn Hilborne
Rosalyn Hilborne club
Well captured George. I love the light on the vibrant green trees.
6 weeks ago.
 Mick Herbert
Mick Herbert club
Nice shot George !
6 weeks ago.
 Annalia S.
Annalia S. club
Great colors and composition, George. The Pip does not open for me, for some reason.
Have a good week ahead!
6 weeks ago.
Esther club
It is a difficult life for the fishermen.
6 weeks ago.
╰☆☆June☆☆╮ club
Lovely shot.
Have a good new week my friend ;-)
6 weeks ago.
Annemarie club
beautiful scene
Happy week ahead:)
6 weeks ago.
RHH club
Great photo, George. Those boats look quite frail and dangerous.
6 weeks ago.
RHH club
6 weeks ago.
RHH club
Thanks for your visit and kind comments.
6 weeks ago.
RHH club
Have a good day, George.
6 weeks ago.
 Pam J
Pam J club
6 weeks ago.
 John FitzGerald
John FitzGerald club
A very well-conceived photograph -- lush top band, golden bottom band, and a person in the half-band in the middle.
5 weeks ago.

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