Fish Traps

Thonga Fish Traps                more pictures ->

The local Thonga people have been using this traditional and sustainable method of catching fish for generations. Learn about the traditional way in which they are still built today and how they work to minimise the impact on the fish levels within the Kosi Bay lakes.

Local fisherman Elmon Mkhonto explains the cultural importance and structure that make this form of sustainable marine resource harvesting so important to the communities around Kosi Bay. And after a quick tutorial, you get a chance to spear dinner…

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