Kokrajhar Museum

Kokrajhar Museum

 
 
Fishing and Hunting Implements

fishing trap

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Fishing trap

Khokha

Bodo

Bamboo

Max. Height: 175 cm, Circumference: 194 cm

Good

This kind of bamboo made trap is used for fishing in small streams, lakes or ponds. This conical shaped trap is made of a single piece of bamboo. One side of it is made into several slits and formed an opening in circular and conical shape by fixing with a bamboo strip. This opening is fixed in an area having flow of water to catch the fish and other aquatic edible flora which try to flow along the water course. These are frequently checked by the fisherman for collecting the fish.