Kokrajhar Museum

Kokrajhar Museum

 
 
Agricultural Implements

semi conical fishing trap

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Semi Conical Fishing Trap

Jenga or Zengai

Bodo

Bamboo

Max. Length: 42 cm

Jenga or Zengai is a large bamboo made fishing trap without valve. It is semi conical in shape, with wide opening. Twill technique is used for making this fishing trap. Jenga or Zengai is kept under the water and after a few days, the trap is removed the water and the trapped fish are caught.