Interesting Photo of the Day: Vietnamese Fisherman with Bamboo Traps

In Vietnamese, the named for a bamboo fish trap is a “Đó.” Basically, you put some bait in the trap, set it in a stream, and wait. After a few hours, you’ll find anything from fish to eels to crabs inside, which are then sold at the local markets. Here, you can see a Vietnamese fisherman carrying his daily loot:

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“The ‘Do’ Seller” by Ly Hoang Long (Via Imgur. Click image to see full size.)

Photographer Ly Hoang Long sent this photograph to National Geographic Your Shot. According to Long, after the harvest, farmers in the village of Tat Vien in Vietnam’s Hung Yen Province spend their spare time knitting the beautifully shaped Đó from bamboo.

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