Kokrajhar Museum

Kokrajhar Museum

 
 
Fishing and Hunting Implements

fishing net

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Fishing net

Chagje

Bodo

Nylon

Moderate

Je is a common implement used for fishing by the Bodo community. Chagje is used to fish small to big fishes in rivers and lakes. It is made of nylon and plastic fiber or strings, braided in very intricate grid like pattern. The use of this kind of fishing net is common to many communities of Assam.