Category: Fishing technology | Technology

Use of algae as fish bait in the Dharla River, Kurigram

This photograph is taken from Dharla River, Kurigram, showing bunch of algae used as fish bait

Introduction: Alga (Pl. algae) can be defined as, the primitive chlorophyll-containing mainly aquatic eukaryotic organisms lacking true stems, roots and leaves.[1] With a little bit more explanation algae can also be defined as: Algae are very large and diverse group of simple, typically autotrophic …read more

Category: Resource | Waterbody

Photographs of Chalan Beel, an Improtant Fisheries Hotspot of Bangladesh

Some photograph of chalan beel, an important fisheries hotspot of Bangladesh are published here. All photographs of chalan beel are taken by author during monsoon at Natore and Sirajgong districts.

01. Fishing by net (Khara Jal) in chalan beel

Fishing by net (Khara …read more

Category: Gear and Craft | Resource

Fishing Nets of Halti Beel, Natore

A total of 24 fishing gears were recorded through field (Halti Beel, Natore) survey conducted between August 2006 and February 2007. Among them the number of nets is seven.

A brief description and photograph of nets are shown bellow-

01. Ber jal, Badai jal (Seine net)

Ber jal, Badai jal (Seine net)…read more

Category: Gear and Craft | Resource

Fishing Gears (wounding) of Halti Beel, Natore

A total of 24 fishing gears were recorded through field (Halti beel, Natore) survey conducted between August 2006 and February 2007. Among them, number of nets and traps is 7 and 15 respectively. Rest is wounding gears.

A brief description and photograph of fishing gears (wounding )are given bellow-

01. Aro

Aro (Wounding gear)…read more

Category: Fishing technology | Technology

Electro Fishing

Now a day, electro fishing is being successfully used in the many countries of the world. Commercial electric fishing is common in these countries both for river and sea fishing. Electro fishing is an unconventional method of fish collection and used to catch fishes through saving time, labor, money and man-power. Also, this method does not affect the growth, the viability and the reproductive capacity of the fishes; moreover, food …read more

Category: Fishing technology | Technology

Fishing technique in rural areas of northern Bangladesh during Monsoon

Fishing from natural resources is an ancient practice resembling the history of human beings. Particularly this scenario is very common in the rural areas during monsoon. When agricultural lands, road side canals, ditches, flood plains etc. are flooded during the monsoon, fishing activity starts in an intensifying means. Although fishing technique began through using hands but with the change of time and evolutionary process, this technique is also changed. At …read more