In a poor village like Ranzesti fishing is the main way to make a living. The young boy in the above picture is using a fishing line to catch fish.
A better way to catch fish is using a fishing-net. This usually involves more than 3 people, depending on the length of the net.
Children and old people are often involved in fishing too. In these pictures the whole family participates.
The net has to be very well stretched to catch as many fish as possible.
Because the river is shallow they can enter the water easily. The net has to be fixed strongly in the ground to resist the stream.
After some time the net is carefully removed from the water to gather the fish caught.
Unfortunately they weren't so lucky, they caught only a few small fish .
Other Romanian Traditions :
Smoked Meat Preparation
Mirror for the Clouds Location : Lake “Izvorul... - Mirror for the Clouds Location : Lake “Izvorul Muntelui”, Romania
6 years ago