Thursday, September 11, 2014
The Unique Stilt Fisherfolk Of Sri Lanka...
was conceived because the smart Sri Lanken fisherfolk knew the best way to catch fish was to keep the fish's environment as undisturbed
You'll see folk from the beach towns of Weligama and Unawatuna on Sri Lanka's southern coast perched on their long poles that have been driven into the seabed and simply jigging a hook to attract the fish. They don't use bait but their unique technique works.
Unfortunately in the last few years since the Sri Lanken tsunami, fish stocks have declined and making a living posing for photos is now more lucrative than fishing.
A real shame but beautiful images...