Kokrajhar Museum

Kokrajhar Museum

 
 
Fishing and Hunting Implements

fishing trap

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Fishing trap

Chen

Bodo

Bamboo

Max. Length: 58 cm, Max. Breadth: 37 cm

Moderate

It is made of bamboo rods and strips with fencing like design. It has several openings which act as valves that prevent the fish from coming out of the cage after entering. These traps are used in small rivers and streams in the rainy season.