Trap fishing includes fishing gear set and stationary in a given position. In Vietnam , this fishing is usually conducted in estuaries or coastal areas.
This is a traditional fishing throughout the country. The majorities are set nets and bottom net fishing shrimp and juvenile fish. There is a small number of traps and big set nets catching species of high economic value, like: mackerel, tuna, squid and crab ect.
Fishing Gear and Methods
Trap can be divided into the following types:
- Set Net
- Bamboo Stake Trap
- Fyke Net ( Stow Net)