Push Net

  The Push Net is a traditional fishing gear operated widely in Myanmar shallow water, lake, small river and swamp area. The fishing gear is simple, consisting of a triangular net forming a bag-shape, its two sides fixed to scissors-like crossed bamboo sticks. The gear is pushed forward in shallow water either by hand. In Myanmar large scale push net operated by mechanized boat is prohibited. The main species of fish caught by push net fishing are small miscellaneous fish and shrimp.

Fishing Gear and Methods
                                         1. Push Net
                                         2. Men Push Net


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